Category: Food Sovereignty

Threat of the Trans-Pacific Agreement

This week negotiations begin again in Singapore on the Transpacific agreement, a project hailed by its promoters as the biggest, most ambitious trade agreement ever. Eleven countries participate: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile,

Noopemig: The Global Rallying Cry from Capulálpam

Recently, I attended the Gathering of Mesoamerican Peoples where I heard this: “Faced with the threat that the mining industry represents in Mesoamerica, we call out to the peoples and communities of

Community Organization Against Wind Farms in Oaxaca

The real strength of the villages that are fighting against expropriation of their lands for expansion of wind farms in Oaxaca lies in their traditional system of community assemblies. The assembly decided

The Fight for Corn

In an era of food crisis, the fight for corn has intensified, and the importance of this grain – a staple of the diet of Mexico and a large part of the