AFSA PRESS RELEASE 26 April 2018 : Hands Off African Seeds! No Intellectual Property on Life

Thursday, April 26, 2018 Hands Off African Seeds! – No Intellectual Property on Life The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) today launches a continental seed policy report challenging the corporate capture of African farmers’ seeds and seed systems. Launched on World Intellectual Property Day, the report documents the policy shift towards corporatisation of […]

CAGJ Appeal: We love you, CAGJ Members!

Save the Date! 2018 SLEE Dinner will be SAT September 29th April is Membership Month  Hopefully you have received our beautiful 2017 Annual Report in the mail – if not, check it out here!  Our Members make CAGJ’s grassroots and transnational organizing for food sovereignty possible: Please become a Sustaining Member or make a one-time […]

AGRA Watch Campaign Training: SUN MAY 6, 3-5:30PM

Location in Seattle TBA Join AGRA Watch for a workshop on how the Seattle-based Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has a global effect on agriculture. Who decides where the money goes? Who holds these decision makers accountable? Who decides what foods African farmers can grow, how they can grow it, and who can access it? […]

Demand Food Sovereignty NOW to Commemorate April 17: International Day of Peasant Struggle

CAGJ is proud to be a member of National Family Farm Coalition, who is a member of La Via Campesina. For immediate release – April 16, 2018 Contact: John Peck (608.345.3918), Anthony Pahnke (612.916.9148), Lisa Griffith(773.319.5838) Family Farmers, Fishers and Food Workers Urge Eaters Everywhere to Contact Their Elected Officials and Demand Food Sovereignty NOW to Commemorate […]

Corporate profit from South Africa’s smallholder farmers support programs

The African Centre for Biodiversity recently examined South Africa’s smallholder support programs. These funds are supposed to serve 300,000 smallholder farmers in the country and enhance their ability to feed themselves and their communities. Their report,“Input supply in South Africa’s smallholder farmer support programmes: A tale of neo-apartheid plans, dodgy dealings and corporate capture” shows […]

Corporate profit from South Africa’s smallholder farmers support programs

    The African Centre for Biodiversity recently examined South Africa’s smallholder support programs. These funds are supposed to serve 300,000 smallholder farmers in the country and enhance their ability to feed themselves and their communities. Their report,“Input supply in South Africa’s smallholder farmer support programmes: A tale of neo-apartheid plans, dodgy dealings and corporate … Continue reading “Corporate profit from South Africa’s smallholder farmers support programs”

Article Series on South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange

Welcome to our homepage for the International Agroecology Exchange – Reflections from the US Delegation to South Africa 2017 South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange In October 2017, seven delegates from the US representing farmworker and African-American farmer organizations participated in the second South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange. For 10 days, the delegates visited the provinces of Gauteng, Limpopo, … Continue reading “Article Series on South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange”

MON 4/9: Report-Back on the South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange with 2 NW Organizers

MON April 9, 6:30 – 8:30PM Hear the Report–Back on the South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange With Dean Jackson, Urban Farmer, and Edgar Franks, Farmworker Organizer FREE! Dinner will be provided. Location: New Hope Baptist Church, 124 21st Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 RSVP’s appreciated but not required: Please email contact_us@cagj.org Help publicize! Share the Facebook Event […]