CAGJ Member Survey: We want your feedback!

Big news! We are excited to launch our member survey as part of our Strategic Assessment & Planning Process, and we want your feedback! Please take our short, anonymous survey, designed to take no more than 10 minutes. Your feedback about CAGJ’s work and what is important to you will help us assess and strategize […]

Agroecology as Innovation

Article by Timothy A. Wise, originally published on Food Tank Summary by Becca Fogel, AGRA Watch Intern On July 3, 2019, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released a report entitled Agroecological and other innovative approaches for sustainable agriculture and food systems that enhance food security and nutrition, signalling the agency’s continued shift toward […]

SLEE 2019 Gratitude!

THANK YOU everyone who came out to make our 13th SLEE a beautiful celebration of food sovereignty and community! Many guests commented that Doria Robinson’s keynote, “For the Love of Soil: Dismantling the Extractive Economy with Justice and Food Sovereignty” was the best yet! Doria, Executive Director of Urban Tilth, centered culture shifting as critical […]

CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 1: SEPT 21!

SAT Sept 21, 9am – 5pm CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 1 – Past, Present, Future: Assessing CAGJ Location: Accessible location in Seattle TBD. Details shared soon. Register today! Calling all CAGJ Members, Partners, & Supporters! We invite you to join us for a day of reflection on CAGJ’s role in the food sovereignty movement. As […]

Supreme Court rules in favour of Food Sovereignty Ghana

Supreme Court rules in favour of Food Sovereignty Ghana Originally written by Food Sovereignty Ghana Reposted by Becca Fogel   In early July 2019, Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appeared before the Supreme Court to challenge a High Court’s jurisdiction to rule on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The Supreme Court ruled that the Human Rights Court […]

CAGJ Seeks Office Volunteer!

CAGJ is seeking a volunteer to contribute 5-10 hours per month in our beautiful new office to support our database-related work. This role requires attention to detail and strong organizational and work-tracking skills. No prior experience is needed. We prefer a year-long minimum commitment, but are open to volunteers who are available to help for […]

Neoliberals capture South African smallholder farmer support policy

                  Original blog written by Dr. Stephen Greenberg, a senior researcher at the African Centre for Biodiversity. Reposted by Becca Fogel   South Africa’s smallholder farmer support policy was meant to support marginalized producers, but has been captured under the neoliberal National Development Plan (NDP). The Agricultural […]

Thank you CAGJ Members!

We wrapped up our Membership Month in May exceeding our goal, raising a total of $11,020, $420 of which is annual income from three new Monthly Sustainers! Thank you so much to everyone who made a Membership donation, or became a Member during Membership Month! And it’s never too late to join: Support CAGJ’s organizing […]

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 […]