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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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Meeting of the CoP on Agroecology in Europe and Central Asia region (Italy, May22)

From April 30th to May 5th (2022) Schola Campesina welcomed the meeting of the Community of practice on Agroecology in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region. Farmers organizations and networks, along with researchers and activists from 15 different countries gathered in Italy, in Bio Bagnolese and Casale Loreto farms members of the Biodistrict of …

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Also on Zoom – Farmers’ knowledge as a tool for building peace – International conference April 30th Civita Castellana

The Biodistrict della Via Amerina è delle Forre and Schola Campesina APS are welcoming organizations from Europe, the Balkans, the Caucasus and Central Asia in Civita Castellana for an exceptionnal conference. Invited organizations are all active in agroecology and knowledge sharing in their local context. For a great deal led by women, these organizations are …

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Webinar 12 April “Women’s initiatives linking producers and urban consumers and their importance in times of crisis (Central Asia region)”

See the agenda in the PDF “Women’s initiatives linking producers and urban consumers and their importance in times of crisis (Central Asia region)” by FAO, ADI and Schola Campesina April 12th 2022 12 :30-14 :00 Tashkent/Dushanbe 13 :30-15 :00 Bishkek/NurSultan 9 :30-11 :00 Rome/Budapest See agenda attached Registration Interpretation in English / Russian will be …

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The Agroecology of Nyéléni – What are the differences with FAO and HLPE conceptual framework?

The Erasmus + BAG project just relased the first part (out of a three parts Agroecology Guidebook) on the concept of Agroecology; reframing the processes which lead to Nyéléni Declaration on Agroecology, FAO 10 Elements of Agroecology and HLPE (High Level Panel of Experts) 13 principles of Agroecology. It is available here. Доступно на русском …

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Register to the side event “Opportunities and challenges for promoting rural women’s empowerment in the ECA in sustainable food system”

Register here The discussion aims to exchange promising practices and lessons learned in addressing genderinequalities from the initiatives in the rural areas of the region and highlight new challenges. Theside–event will inform FAO, CSOs and other partners’ advocacy, policy, and capacity–building efforts.The event will bring together the representatives of governments, civil society, farmers,farmworkers, and academia. …

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ECVC publishes “Carbon farming: A ‘new business model’ … for who?”

From www.eurovia.org On 23 March, European Coordination Via Campesina published a new analysis on carbon farming, entitled “Carbon farming: A ‘new business model’ … for who?”. Of the many proposals in the European Green Deal from December 2019, carbon farming is one of the main focuses of the European Institutions at present. It is one …

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Small-scale fishers: Struggles and Mobilizations

From https://nyeleni.org/DOWNLOADS/newsletters/Nyeleni_Newsletter_Num_47_EN.pdf The United Nations has declared 2022 as the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (IYAFA 2022) to highlight the importance of artisanal fishing and aquaculture. Over the past ten years, and even more so since the pandemic, blue economy initiatives have been blooming. The 2021 UN Food Systems Summit advanced the notion …

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