Political impact

Agroecology transforms the structures of power in society and give power and value to the “rural poors”, urban dwellers, agricultural workers, Indigenous, etc. Transformation is needed at all levels in societies. The global governance of food and agriculture is a critical space where to advance agroecology and food sovereignty agendas. (Nyéléni Declaration, 2015)

Introduction to the work done by civil society organisations on food and agriculture global governance within the global institutions. Introduction to the FAO, Committee on World Food Security (CFS), the Civil Society Mechanism for the CFS (CSM) and the human rights-based approach to food, agriculture and nutrition.

Civil society organized at international level

Committee on World Food Security (CFS)

Processes

Products

FAO and agroecology

Local policies for agroecology

Role of the territorial level in the management of food systems for food sovereignty. Introduction to the Bio-district. Local policies and sustainable management of natural resources.

Food chain concentration

Criminalization of social movements

At European level

Schola Campesina developed in 2019 an online training course dedicated to the global governance of food and agriculture.