2012 Special Broadcasts / 3rd Meeting of the Uruguayan Agroecology

Different organizations and producers linked to the Uruguayan Agroecology Network will meet to discuss the impacts of the agroindustrial model, in addition to the challenges, demands and needs of producing food for the people in a sustainable way. Real World Radio will be in Colonia, Uruguay, covering the event where people from neighboring countries will participate.

  • 15 August 2012 | |

    Constitutional Path

    Mexico: municipality resorts to Supreme Court to stop El Zapotillo dam

    Aiming to halt El Zapotillo dam works and suspend them forever, Cañadas de Obregon municipality in Jalisco State, Mexico, which comprises the towns of Temacapulin, Acasijo and Palmarejo which will disappear if the works continue, came to the Supreme Court of the Country, which accepted to consider the case. Read more

  • 11 May 2012 | |

    Key Party

    Brazilian Expert Analyzes Conflict Over Land Between Agribusiness and Family Farming

    Brazilian agronomist Paulo Petersen is the Executive Coordinator of AS-PTA, a non governmental organization specialized in family farming and agroecology. In April he was in Uruguay to take part in the National Meeting of the Uruguayan Network of Agroecology (RAU), which focused on public policies and agroecology. Read more

  • 30 April 2012 | |

    Overwhelming Use of Agrotoxics

    “Chronic intoxication” exposed in Uruguayan farms

    Marisel Califani, member of the Interior Commission of Salto's town hall, Uruguay, exposed the “overwhelming use” of agrotoxics in Salto department, Uruguay, which supplies 60% of the country's fresh products. Read more

  • 16 April 2012 | |

    Sustainable Policies

    Interview with Jose Olascuaga at the Meeting of the Uruguayan Network of Agroecology

    The head of Rural Development of the Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries of Uruguay, Jose Olascuaga, participated in the third meeting of the Uruguayan Network of Agroecology, where he expressed the government's willingness to support agroecology in order to achieve social and environmental sustainability. Read more

  • 9 April 2012 | |

    State and Agroecology

    Meeting of the Uruguayan Network of Agroecology focused on public policies

    The third National Meeting of the Uruguayan Network of Agroecology (RAU) will take place next weekend in Colonia department, Uruguay. Its main focus will be “Public policies and agroecology”, with the aim to obtain greater commitment from the State in the promotion of this method of production, which is also a way of life and a political view. Read more

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