Training weekend: Activating for Food Sovereignty – from our Daily Lives to Global Change
May 7th, 2015

FIAN, ILEIA, Otherwise, TNI, Toekomstboeren and the Wageningen University Rural Sociology Chairgroup organised the training weekend ‘Activating for Food Sovereignty: from our Daily Lives to Global Change’, an inspiring exchange on alternatives to our current food system. Buitenverwachting is a small organic family near Leiden. For two days, it was the backdrop for an intensive training weekend on … Read more

Nyéléni declaration: agroecology for food sovereignty!
May 1st, 2015

March 2015: At the end of February, around 300 peasants, fisherfolk, pastoralists, indigenous people and consumer group representatives from all continents gathered in the town of Sélingué in Mali with the aim to articulate their vision of agroecology. More photos: The Nyéléni Forum on Agroecology, 2015 ( These groups of small scale food producers called … Read more