PRESS RELEASE: World Food Prize Hides True Cost of Agricultural Development in Africa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice |simone@cagj.org | 215-873-4672 World Food Prize Hides True Cost of Agricultural Development in Africa: Food Sovereignty Prize Honors Critical Work of Small Farmers and Fishers   SEATTLE, WA October 17, 2017 – This week is dedicated to acknowledging food and agriculture […]

SLEE is October 21!

Join CAGJ for 11th Annual SLEE Dinner! SAT Oct 21, 5pm Happy Hour, 6:30pm Dinner Keynote by local farmer Ari de Leña, “Farming for Cultural and Ecological Resilience” Tickets $40-$100 sliding scale: Purchase online, or at the door CAGJ’s annual SLEE Dinner (Strengthening Local Economies, Everywhere!) is soon! Join us Saturday, October 21 at University […]

PRESS RELEASE: 2017 Food Sovereignty Prize honors grassroots organizations challenging corporate control of the food system

2017 Food Sovereignty Prize Live on 10/17/17 to honor grassroots organizations challenging corporate control of the food system CONTACT: Ahna Kruzic, Director of Publications & Communications, Food First akruzic@foodfirst.org, (510) 927-5379 SEATTLE, WA – The US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) is pleased to announce the honorees of the ninth annual Food Sovereignty Prize: Zimbabwe Small […]

RNA Interference GMOs to enter South Africa and Nigeria

The African Center for Biodiversity warns that the South African government recently received an application for use of a new variety of GM Maize. The African Center for Biodiversity(ACB) warns in an alert published August 10th, that the South African government recently received an application for the import, feed and processing of a new variety […]

THANK YOU for GivingBIG and Giving for Membership Month!

THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone who GaveBIG to CAGJ, and to those who helped us earn our $3500 Membership Month Matching Grant! We are doing so well, we are reaching for last year’s total of 10K: We only have $814 to go! Can you donate $10, $100 or $250 to strengthen CAGJ’s grassroots organizing […]

April is CAGJ Membership Month

Food Sovereignty is an act of resilience Watch our 1 minute video about why giving to CAGJ promotes food sovereignty!  Each April, CAGJ rallies our base of support through Membership Month. We ask our community to pledge money or time to support CAGJ as a way to engage in the exciting work we have ahead. […]

Review of New Report from African Centre on Biodiversity and Friends of the Earth on an African Agroecological Revolution

By Emma Shorr, AGRA Watch Co-Chair The inability of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, other philanthrocapitalist foundations, and governmental aid organizations to feed people on the African continent is clearly outlined in Who will feed Africans? Small Scale Farmers and Agroecolgy Not Corporations!, a new publication by Friends of the Earth Africa and African […]

PRESS RELEASE: Cook-out Event Honors Northwest Tribal Opposition to GE Salmon

CONTACT:  Simone Adler, Community Alliance for Global Justice | 215.873.4672 | simone@cagj.org  Valerie Segrest, Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project | 360.471.8384 | vsegrest@gmail.com  MARCH 10, 2017, SEATTLE, WA – Tomorrow, Saturday March 11, an estimated 200 people will gather at the Longhouse on the UW campus, known as the Intellectual House, for a community event about the […]