Media Round Up- Africa-U.S. Food Sovereignty Summit

Oct. 12 Event FlyerPrint/Online

African farmers here to challenge Gates’ ‘Green Revolution’ strategy: Western-style model is unsuited to Africa, Activists Say [print title]

Critics of Gates’ ag programs bring the battle to Seattle: Leaders of African farm groups will argue Sunday at Town Hall that the foundation’s strategy is a flawed attempt to impose industrial agriculture at the expense of more ecologically sound approaches.  [online title]

The Seattle Times, October 12, 2014
By Sandi Doughton
http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2024758081_gatescriticsxml.html

Help for African agriculture: Some question the Gates role
Crosscut.com, October 10, 2014
By Martha Baskin
http://crosscut.com/2014/10/10/agriculture/122251/help-african-agriculture-some-question-gates-role/

Gates Foundation’s African agriculture agenda gets some blowback
The Seattle Globalist, October 14, 2014
By Anna Goren
http://www.seattleglobalist.com/2014/10/14/gates-agriculture-farming-revolution-africa/29493

African farmers fight against Gates Foundation’s attempts to implement ecologically destructive industrial agriculture
Natural News, October 14, 2014
By Julie Wilson
http://www.naturalnews.com/047415_Gates_Foundation_African_farmers_industrial_agriculture.html?utm_content=buffera09f3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

From Seattle to Rome, Food Sovereignty Movement Pushes for Reforms
Food Tank, November 14, 2014
By Daniel Bornstein
http://foodtank.com/news/2014/11/from-seattle-to-rome-food-sovereignty-movement-pushes-for-reforms

Radio

African Food Leaders Cry Foul on Gates Foundation’s Green Revolution
Greenacreradio, October 16, 2014
http://greenacreradio.blogspot.com/2014/10/october-17-2014-african-food-leaders.html

Food Sovereignty in Africa
“Mind over Matters” 90.3 FM KEXP, October 11, 2014
Featuring Million Belay and Bridget Mugambe
http://hotpotatomedia.com/mpgs/101114cf.mp3

Video

Global Struggle for Food Sovereignty: A Discussion with African Food Leaders & Farmers. October 12, 2014
(1hr 37 min) Youtube, October 14, 2014
By Todd Boyle
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7b9b95QLA6Q&app=desktop

Global Struggle for Food Sovereignty: A Discussion with African Food Leaders and Farmers
recorded October 12, 2014 at Town Hall Seattle.
(1hr, 51 min) Youtube, October 13, 2014
By Talking Stick TV
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztQKRmsnlRE

The Struggle for Food Sovereignty
(8 minutes) Youtube, October 14, 2014
By Brenda Asterino
http://youtu.be/U4QVK20K-sY
An 8 minute short to inspire, educate and motivate

 

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