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17 April 2016 - Solidarity Action by BAFLF (...)
(Dhaka) Bangladesh Agricultural Farm Labour Federation (BAFLF) and National Women Farmers & Workers Association (NWFA) have observed the International Day of Peasants Struggle to commemorate (...)
Right to Land and Seed
Food sovereignty is the main political demand of the landless and peasant movement in Bangladesh in times of climate change and intensifying land conflicts. The concept of food sovereignty is (...)
A Commons sense
biopiracy |ˌbʌɪəʊˈpʌɪrəsi| noun [ mass noun ] the practice of commercially exploiting naturally occurring biochemical or genetic material, especially by obtaining patents that restrict its future use, (...)
A natural system and an agricultural Philosophy
Working with Kheti Virasat Mission, Amarjeet Sharma has managed to turn his small plot of land in the state of Punjab from lifeless, debt ridden farm into a healthy, productive and profitable (...)
SPI SUMUT "International Women Day" 2015
La Via Campesina shares this SPI North Sumatera video made during the International women’s Day, the 8th March 2015, in North Sumatera. It captures a discussion by women about The Role of woman (...)
Oil Palm Aggression on Palawan UNESCO Man and (...)
Agrofuels in Palawan, as elsewhere in the Philippines, have been portrayed as a key solution to lower greenhouse gas emission, achieve energy independence, as well as a tool for poverty (...)
Melikin
It was their native customary land until palm oil companies came and claimed it their own. With the help of corrupt politicians, almost 9,000 hectares of forest and agricultural lands were (...)
impor kentang merusak produksi kentang (...)
Ribuan petani dataran tinggi dieng turun gunung menolak kebijakan impor kentang yang telah merusak produksi kentang lokal.

Radio & pictures (12)

Saeed Baloch, Advocator for Fishermen’s Rights, Arrested in Pakistan

Saeed Baloch

Saeed Baloch, veteran activist and campaigner for fishermen’s rights in Pakistan, was arrested on the 16th of January 2016 by Pakistani forces. Hemantha Withanage, Executive Director at the Center for Environmental Justice and a member of Friends of the Earth Sri Lanka, spoke with Real World (...)
National women peasants rally in South Korea


On August 27, of 2015, the Korean Women Peasant Association had a very inspiring rally in Seoul for the right to life and for the achievement of food sovereignty.
Save our seeds and save rice: National Peasant day celebrated in Nepal


(Nepal, June, 30 2015) All Nepal Peasants’ Federation, the largest peasants’ organization in Nepal organized various programs including a paddy plantation program on the occasion of national peasants’/paddy day/Ashar 15(A day in Nepali calendar that falls on June 29/30). The program was devoted to (...)
LVC South Asia Regional Meeting: Sevagram, August 25-28, 2014


La Via Campesina’s South Asia Region convened in Sevagram Ashram on August 25th-28th, 2014 for our regional meeting. We had over 50 participants, coming from Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and India. Women and youth were well represented, and participated in the Youth and Women’s meetings. We had (...)
#EndWTO in Bali: Inside and Outside actions to remember Lee Kyung Hae


Korean Farmers carried out an action at the Sanur Beach in Denpasar, doing a death ceremony for the WTO . They made a hundred bows each in the Korean style to remember their comrade Lee Kyung Hae and highlight the disastrous impacts of the WTO. While inside, LVC members did a silent procession (...)
#EndWTO in Bali Dec 3 : Massive and Colourful Mobilization in Bali


As the official WTO talks open on the 3rd of December in Bali, peoples movements took to the streets on the same day. The protest brought together about a 1000 farmers, trade unionists, students, women and youth from more than 30 countries. They manifested their total rejection of the WTO and (...)
Mobilization against WTO in Bali


La Via Campesina takes part in the mobilization against WTO in Bali, Indonesia
Women of La Via Campesina celebrating 20 years of grassroots activism

Women of La Via Campesina

This show was produced by the Women Rising Radio Project based on interviews done during the VI international conference of la Via Campesina with various women leader of la Via.