This is a report on the side event that CAGJ/AGRA Watch organized at the UN Conference on Biodiversity COP13 Negotiations on the Convention on Biological Diversity in Cancun, Mexico. The event, Biodiversity Under Threat: The Gates Foundation, Philanthrocapitalism and the Capture of African Agricultural Biodiversity, was sponsored by African Centre for Biodiversity, CAGJ/AGRA Watch, and […]
Last week, representatives of over 20 organizations gathered in Seattle and Bellingham for several days of dialogue, action, and celebration of the growing food sovereignty movement.
The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa is an alliance of civil society and farmer organizations across Africa dedicated to promoting a strong, united voice of African-driven solutions of food sovereignty, agroecology, and social justice.
The Agroecology Fund and the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) hosted a learning exchange summit from May 10-13, 2016. Farmers and farmer advocates convened in Masaka, Uganda, with the collective vision to “amplify agroecology solutions.” Attendees documented the summit using the hashtag #AgroecologyVoices. The Agroecology Fund is a multi-donor fund committed to supporting […]