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Training in Sakarya (Turkey) on Agroecology with Central Asian and Turkish partners (With Çiftçi-Sen & ADI)

During the week of the 30th of May, Schola Campesina Aps (Italy), ADI (Kyrgyzstan), and Çiftçi-sen (Turkey), with the financial support of FAO, hosted agroecology trainings with the aim of sharing knowledge and raising awareness within the participants’ organisations on the opportunities brought by Agroecology. Overall the event was successful in building capacity and a …

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Wheat grain is pictured at a warehouse in Bashtanka, Mykolaiv region, as Russia's attacks on Ukraine continue. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Ukraine helps feed the world – but its farmers, seeds and future are in danger – Michael Fakhri and Sofia Monsalve

Retrieved from: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/jun/13/ukraine-farmers-seed-food-crisis?CMP=share_btn_fb&fbclid=IwAR21fri1ak63OXSkVu5HkBa2WIX1L-y5-x7quI0tOLWlAW9ScJUw9bw4Ow0 Photo caption: Wheat grain is pictured at a warehouse in Bashtanka, Mykolaiv region, as Russia’s attacks on Ukraine continue. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters The war in Ukraine has made the food crisis triggered by the pandemic worse. People in Ukraine not only fear for their lives but are facing possible food shortages. Because …

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17 June – Webinar “Seeds and Knowledge: Agroecology to strengthen autonomy of rural women (Eastern Europe)”

[Русский ниже] Schola Campesina APS (Italy), FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and Gradina Moldovei (Moldova), together with Agro-Eco-Cultura (Belarus), EcoAction (Ukraine), Permaculture in Ukraine (Ukraine) held the webinar ‘Seeds and Knowledge: Agroecology to strengthen autonomy of rural women. The webinar is part of a series of 4 webinars organised in the region to discuss and highlight the …

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9 June – Western Balkans webinar on Women’s role in food systems

REGIONAL WEBINAR  Women’s role in agrifood value chains in the Western Balkans 9 June 2022 10:30–12:30 Central European Time Via Zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84244993794?pwd=QkMvdXorY25mTi9DU21ReEFkSFY5dz09 The webinar’s language is English (translation from English to Albanian and Serbian languages will be provided) Concept note available here

Civil Society Open Letter to Ministers on WTO Fisheries Subsidies Negotiations

From PANS website: https://pang.org.fj/cso-open-letter-wto-fisheries-subsidies-negotiations-2022/ May 31, 2022  |  No Comments Download the French version of the Open Letter In June 2022 when World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministers meet there will be intense pressure and expectation for an outcome on the negotiations on fisheries subsidies. The ministerial (MC12) comes at a volatile time in global geopolitics, …

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International training on Agroecology – Documents

Agroeocology Guidebook : part 1 The concept of Agroecology (E+ BAG project, 2022) Концепция агроэкологии (проект E+ BAG, 2022)   The 10 elements of Agroecology (FAO) 10 Elements Десять компонентов агроэкологии (FAO)   UNDROP – United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas UNDROP – Декларация Организации Объединенных …

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“We belong to the land” international statement

10 Years of the Tenure Guidelines: States Must Address Rising Inequalities and Enact Agrarian Reform to Realize the Right to Land International Statement May 26, 2022   On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (Tenure Guidelines), we, organizations of small-scale food …

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