Anticolonial struggles in the Global South: A peasant perspective
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Anticolonial struggles in the Global South: A peasant perspective

On Thursday March 14, 2024, a conference “Anticolonial struggles in the Global South: A Peasant Perspective” organized by CETIM, La Via Campesina (LVC), Uniterre, Le Silure, FIAN International/FIAN Switzerland and the Movement for Peasant and Citizen Agriculture (MAPC), was held in Geneva. This conference was organised on the occasion of the visit of an LVC…

In defense of peasants’ rights and popular peasant feminism – Voices of Peasant Women of La Via Campesina
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In defense of peasants’ rights and popular peasant feminism – Voices of Peasant Women of La Via Campesina

During La Via Campesina’s 8th International Conference in December 2023, Capire and Defending Peasants’ Rights asked women leaders of La Via Campesina what popular peasant feminism and the recognition of peasants’ rights in the UNDROP mean for them. This video was included in an article of Capire about Defending Peasants’ Rights, you can find it…

Nyeleni: Introducing the message of pastoralist communities – a voice from the land
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Nyeleni: Introducing the message of pastoralist communities – a voice from the land

We publish here the Nyeleni Newsletter n°46: Introducing the message of pastoral communities, a voice from the field. This newsletter was published in December 2021. We publish it to carry the voice of pastoral communities, communities recognized and endowed with rights by the UNDROP. In this newsletter, you’ll find testimonials from communities, as well as…

La Via Campesina and CETIM denounce the sanctions against Niger
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La Via Campesina and CETIM denounce the sanctions against Niger

This article was first published on Cetim’s website, on September 20th, 2023. You can find it here. On July 26, 2023, the Nigerien military overthrew the President of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum. In response, a number of international organizations took coercive economic measures, such as blocking the banking system and imposing trade embargoes. Unilateral coercive measures…

Reasearch Brief: The Right to Seeds in Africa
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Reasearch Brief: The Right to Seeds in Africa

This research brief is a publication by the Geneva Academy, you can find it on its website here. This Researche Brief is the summary of a longer publication on The Right to Seeds in Africa, you can find it on our website here. The implementation of UNDROP represents a unique opportunity to redress the imbalance…

Videos of our webinar : The UNDROP Alive and Kicking, Peasants’ Rights in practice – A regional perspective
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Videos of our webinar : The UNDROP Alive and Kicking, Peasants’ Rights in practice – A regional perspective

Videos of the webinar organized on April 17 for the International day of Peasants’ Struggle. For the International day of Peasants’ Struggles, La Via Campesina and Defending Peasants’ Rights organized a webinar on the uses of UNDROP in peasant’s struggles since its adoption. La Via Campesina members around the world are using UNDROP in their…

Project RAISE – Rights-Based and Agroecological Initiatives for Sustainability and Equity in Peasant Communities
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Project RAISE – Rights-Based and Agroecological Initiatives for Sustainability and Equity in Peasant Communities

The RAISE project was launched on January 2022 and aims at implementing the rights of peasants enshrined in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants (UNDROP) in 10 countries of the Global South : the Philippines, India, Nepal, Kenya, Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso, South Africa, Bolivia and Mexico. It is coordinated by Action de…