GMO’s, Food Security and Misplaced Philanthropy: An Interview with Jos Ngonyo

Many thanks to independent journalist Martha Baskin for her great work interviewing Jos Ngonyo, last week’s guest of CAGJ’s AGRA Watch Campaign, for Green Acres Radio!             Airs on KBCS 91.3 FM on Thursday May 6 at 5:40PM and Friday May 7 at 7:40AM and 2pm. GMO’s, Food Security and Misplaced Philanthropy, An Interview with […]

April 29! Dysfunctional Aid and Misplaced Philanthropy: African Farmers’ Responses to the Green Revolution in Africa

Thursday, April 29th 7:00-9:00pm FREE Gowen Hall Room 201 at the University of Washington, just north of Suzzallo Library Josphat Ngonyo Executive Director of African Network for Animal Welfare, a lead organization in the Kenya Biodiversity Coalition, is coming to Seattle!  Kenya is currently at a crossroads between burgeoning organic movements, and its participation in […]

140 groups & scientists urge Senate to oppose GM clause in Global Food Security Act

See below for the press release for the Global Food Security Act, of which CAGJ signed onto! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 13 April 2010 CONTACTS: Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, PhD, Pesticide Action Network North America, 415-981-6205, ext.325; [email protected]   Annie Shattuck, Food First/Institute for Food & Development Policy, 510-654-4400, ext.223; [email protected] Kathy Ozer, National Family Farm Coalition, […]

From the Grassroots: Reports from Kenya & Uganda on Food Sovereignty, Agricultural Development and the Gates Foundation

CAGJ Report-back from Kenya & Uganda! Saturday, March 27, 6:30 – 9:00 PM Hidmo Eritrean Restaurant, 2000 S Jackson St. Seattle, 98144 Come to hear from Kenyan Farmer & Community Organizer Joshua Machinga, Director of Common Ground in Kenya, and Heather English Day, CAGJ’s Director, who will report back on travels to Kenya and Uganda, […]

Our Food, Our Right Publication Party this Friday!!

Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice Publication Party Date: February 26 7-10 pm Location: Hidmo 2000 S Jackson St. Seattle, 98144 The Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ) recently published their first food justice resource guide and recipe book, Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice. The […]

AW Film Nights

AGRA Watch’s first film night is Sunday, Feb. 7th, 5 – 8pm at Bobby Righi’s house (please RSVP to [email protected] for directions and address). About the film: “A Thousand Suns” tells the story of the Gamo Highlands of the African Rift Valley and the unique worldview held by the people of the region. This isolated area […]

Come celebrate the publication of Our Food, Our Right!

Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice Publication Party Date: February 26th, 7-10 pm Location: Hidmo 2000 S Jackson St. Seattle, 98144 The Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ) recently published their first food justice resource guide and recipe book, Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice. The […]