Social movements and organizations will take their proposals and realities to the new session of the Committee on World Food Security of the FAO, building a global strategic framework towards Agrarian Reform. Real World Radio will cover the event from Rome.
3 November 2011 | Interviews | Session of the Committee on World Food Security of the FAO
The constitutional right of access to land has a clear limit in Paraguay in terms of private property rights. This is what makes Paraguay one of the most unequal countries in Latin America in terms of land tenure. Read more
Land grabbing and the volatility of food prices appear as two elements of the same worrying reality which, according to the High Level Panel of Experts on Food and Nutrition “will not end naturally” unless there is a clear commitment to change the agriculture model, explained Maryam Rahmanian, of CENESTA and also member of the Panel on behalf of the Civil Society, in an interview with Real World Radio in Rome. Read more
Paulo Groppo is the Officer of Rural Development of the Land and Water Division of the Natural Resources Department of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). He follows the national, regional and global agendas on land use and tenure. Real World Radio interviewed Groppo on the main problems on which these talks were focused: the increasing land grabbing and the agrarian reform. Read more
The mainstream discourse in international reports, among governments and in the media equals investment with growth and even development. However, it is clear that the biggest “investors” in agriculture are not corporations but the millions of peasants around the world. Read more
Human Rights activist Sofia Monsalve said in an interview with Real World Radio that the Voluntary Guidelines on Land Tenure, water and forestry resources, recently agreed in Rome is a clear result of a process that has taken two decades, a tool to reactivate the social agenda and mobilizations around the Agrarian Reform and the protection of human rights defenders. Read more
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