Posted on 10 February 2011 by admin
By Thandi Winston
DAKAR, Feb 9 (TerraViva) – Some are calling it the second scramble for Africa – the growing appetite of external interests in securing huge tracts of land in Africa, displacing the small-scale farmers who form the backbone of the continent’s own food security. Continue Reading
Posted on 17 August 2010 by admin
Preparing for Fourth Americas Social Forum. Credit:Natalia Ruiz DĂaz/IPS
By Natalia Ruiz DĂaz
ASUNCION, Aug 13, 2010 (IPS) – Small-scale agriculture based on the principles of solidarity and cooperation is the only way to guarantee food sovereignty in Latin America, said peasant and indigenous activists meeting in the Paraguayan capital this week.