Save Our Food, Free the Seed.

Save Our Food. Free the Seed. Written by Dan Barber for The New York Times Summarized by Becca Fogel   In 2018, Monsanto, the largest seed producer in the world at the time, was acquired by German company Bayer, making it the world’s largest agrochemical and seed company. Today, four companies, Corteva, ChemChina, Bayer and […]

SAT NOV 30: Another World is Possible! WTO+20 at Town Hall Seattle

Community Alliance for Global Justice, UFCW 21 & Town Hall Seattle present: Another World is Possible! WTO+20 How a People’s Uprising Shut-Down the World Trade Organization in ‘99 & Why it Matters for Today’s Movements for Justice SAT NOV 30, 2019: 10AM – 4PM; Doors open at 9AM Location: Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave, […]

Report-back: Kenyan Partners Visit Seattle!

Earlier this fall, CAGJ found out that our long-time Kenyan partners would be making a trip to the west coast, and we jumped on the opportunity to have them visit us in Seattle. Samuel and Peris Nderitu, the founders of G-BIACK: Grow Biointensive Agriculture Centre of Kenya, and their two children Keith and Anet joined […]

Resounding no to Monsanto’s ‘bogus’ GM drought tolerant maize

Published by ACBio Written by Deidre May Summary by Becca Fogel, AGRA Watch intern After more than 10 years of fighting Monsanto’s drought-tolerant maize project, the South African Minister of Agriculture upheld the decision to reject Monsanto’s application for commercial cultivation; the decision came after the failure of the GM varieties to increase yield under […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: African Leader on Future of Food: At Gates Foundation & Town Hall

MEDIA ADVISORY Media Contact: Simone Adler  (215) 873-4672  simone@cagj.org  Battle for Future of Food in Africa: African Leader & Activists Bring Concerns to Gates Foundation Doorsteps Followed by Discussion at Town Hall Seattle SEATTLE, WA October 25, 2019 – Wednesday, October 30th, Million Belay, Ethiopian expert on indigenous livelihoods, food and seed sovereignty, and author […]

Oct 30 Event: Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food in Africa

WED OCT 30, 7-9PM             Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food in Africa Location: Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle Help us publicize: Share the Facebook event! Purchase tickets for $5 from Town Hall RSVP here CAGJ/AGRA Watch are very excited to welcome to Seattle Million Belay, Coordinator of […]

Food sovereignty is Africa’s only solution to climate chaos 

Published by GRAIN Written by: Andrew Adem, Nyoni Ndabezinhle, Mariann Bassey, Mamadou Goïta, David Calleb Otieno Summary by Becca Fogel, AGRA Watch Intern As Africa’s population continues to grow, the demand for food increases alongside it, yet the effects of climate change will make food production much more difficult. Global warming is expected to cause […]

Organize with CAGJ ! Join Leadership

Community Alliance for Global Justice is seeking new leaders! CAGJ is membership-led and driven by leaders in our community! Right now is an exciting time to plug into CAGJ’s organizing by stepping into a volunteer leadership role. No experience needed; we believe all members have the ability to become leaders in our organizing. We will […]