Objection against general release of three 2,4-D GM maize varieties

Originally posted on the African Centre for Biodiversity (ACBio) website. Read the full objection report here. Re-posted by Rebecca Fogel   In April 2019, the African Centre for Biodiversity (ACBio) published an objection to the release of three GM maize varieties and their pesticides — “the Agent Orange war chemical 2,4-D, as well as glyphosate […]

GiveBIG to CAGJ for Justice & Food Sovereignty!

GiveBIG to CAGJ today for Justice & Food Sovereignty! Help CAGJ Reach our Membership Month Goal Please make your 2019 GiveBIG donation to CAGJ today! We are so grateful to everyone who already chose CAGJ as the recipient of one of your GiveBIG donations – Thank you! Thanks to our matching donors, all donations up […]

South Africa’s new seed and PVP Acts undermine farmers’ rights and entrench corporate capture, control and domination

Original Press Release from the African Centre for Biodiversity The Plant Improvement Act (PIA) and the Plant Breeder’s Rights Act (PBR) were approved by the South African Parliament in October 2018, and were ratified this past March by President Ramaphosa, reinforcing traditions of “historically unequal seed, agricultural and food systems, and strengthens the power of […]

2019 Membership Month Appeal Letter

Read our 2018 Annual Report! April 5, 2019 Dear CAGJ supporters, This Membership Month, we are kicking off an exciting moment of growth for CAGJ: engaging our membership base (that’s you!) in a strategic assessment and planning process! As we plan for the next phase of CAGJ, we ask you to pledge your money or […]

Press Release: The Declaration on Peasants’ Rights should become a political tool for Agrarian Reform and Social Justice

La Via Campesina (Harare, April 17th, 2019) Today, April 17th, 2019, the International Day of Peasants’ Struggle, the member organisations of La Via Campesina are reaffirming the Declaration on Peasants’ Rights as a political tool to strengthen the global struggle for decent living and working conditions in rural areas. The Declaration should also be a […]

SB 5438 Unanimously Passes in WA House Bringing Hope for H2A Farmworker Protections

BELLINGHAM, WA April 12, 2019 – Thursday afternoon, the Washington State House of Representatives cast their votes for SB 5438, “Concerning the H-2A temporary agricultural program” a bill that would fund the establishment of an office specifically tasked with monitoring labor, housing, and health and safety requirements for farms using the H2A visa program, as […]

PRESS RELEASE: TODAY Film & Panel on Northwest Tribes’ Concerns about GE Salmon

PRESS RELEASE   Media Contacts: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice: 215-873-4672 | simone@cagj.org Jonathan Shipley, Marketing Manager, Town Hall Seattle: 206-437-7438 | jonathan@townhallseattle.org     Salmon People Film & Panel Highlights Northwest Tribes’ Concerns about GE Salmon   SEATTLE, WA April 9, 2019 – Tonight, Northwest tribal leaders and food system […]

PRESS ADVISORY: Genetically Engineered Salmon – Indigenous Leaders Panel & Film

PRESS ADVISORY Media Contacts: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice: 215-873-4672 | simone@cagj.org Jonathan Shipley, Marketing Manager, Town Hall Seattle: 206-437-7438 | jonathan@townhallseattle.org       Salmon People Film & Panel Sheds Light on Genetically Engineered Salmon   SEATTLE, WA April 5, 2019 – On Tuesday, April 9, indigenous leaders and food […]