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

Help for African agriculture: Some question the Gates role, October 10, 2014
By Martha Baskin

Gates Foundation’s African agriculture agenda gets some blowback
The Seattle Globalist, October 14, 2014
By Anna Goren

African farmers fight against Gates Foundation’s attempts to implement ecologically destructive industrial agriculture
Natural News, October 14, 2014
By Julie Wilson

From Seattle to Rome, Food Sovereignty Movement Pushes for Reforms
Food Tank, November 14, 2014
By Daniel Bornstein


African Food Leaders Cry Foul on Gates Foundation’s Green Revolution
Greenacreradio, October 16, 2014

Food Sovereignty in Africa
“Mind over Matters” 90.3 FM KEXP, October 11, 2014
Featuring Million Belay and Bridget Mugambe


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

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

The Struggle for Food Sovereignty
(8 minutes) Youtube, October 14, 2014
By Brenda Asterino
An 8 minute short to inspire, educate and motivate


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