AFSA COVID-19 Statement:  A Time for Solidarity and Resilience

Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa Statement COVID-19:  A time for solidarity and resilience We stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in our many and diverse constituencies across Africa. We send a message of hope that each one of you and your family is coping with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and […]

CAGJ Seeks Food Justice Event Interns — Many Positions Available!

Community Alliance for Global Justice is currently seeking Food Justice Event Interns for Spring and Summer 2020. We are happy to work with students to fulfill requirements for academic credit. Timeframe is flexible. Potential volunteers also welcomed to get involved! We require a minimum of 5 hours per week. Due to COVID-19, this work will […]

Letter to Editor Regarding “Thalidomide’s Legacy” and the Precautionary Principle

Letter to Editor by Phil Bereano, CAGJ Member, and Helena Paul, Co-Director of EcoNexus, UK All of CAGJ’s work is predicated on the failure of powerful actors—governmental, corporate, philanthropic—to adequately assess the consequences of their policies, especially in a democratic manner which would involve the participation of those most affected. Progressive groups have consistently fought […]

Leaving CAGJ with deep gratitude

Dear CAGJ Community, I am writing to let you know that I am leaving CAGJ; my last day will be Friday, March 20. It is with many big feelings that I share this news. I love and care deeply about CAGJ and the direction the organization is going. My gratitude overflows for all of the […]

SAT 3/28: CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 3: Purpose, Vision & Theory of Change

CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 3: Purpose, Vision & Theory of Change Join us! SAT MAR 28, 9am-4pm Location: Our office at Welcome Table Church, 1322 S Bayview St, Seattle 98144 Breakfast, lunch & snacks provided – Register today! Join us for the final membership gathering of our Strategic Assessment & Planning Process! We’ll confirm CAGJ’s […]

Minister joins farmers; vow to stop introduction of GMOs in Ghana

Written by Abdul- Rahman Mohammed (National President and Board Chair of PFAG) Originally Published on  January 16, 2020 Summarized by Aya Wallaia On 14th January 2020, the Ghanaian government through the Minister of Food and Agriculture (Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto) confirmed that Ghana will not integrate GMOs into its agricultural system.  Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto […]

Rise Up! Summer School is back for 2020!

Rise Up! CAGJ Summer School 2020 The people have spoken – and we’ve heard you! Summer School is back by popular demand for 2020! We are excited to launch our second iteration of Rise Up! Summer School, a 3-month political education and leadership development program to build anti-oppression analysis and learn about food sovereignty. This […]

“Can lab-grown food save the planet?”

Written by Daniel Pryor of the Adam Smith Institute, David E Hanke, Georgina Ferry and Prof Mick Watson in response to an article by George Monbiot claiming that lab-grown food will end farming and save the planet Originally published on January 9th, 2020 Summarized by Aya Wallaia, AGRA Watch Intern In a response to George […]

“Alliance Fellows advise World Bank on funding priorities for Africa”

Written by Joseph Opoku Gakpo for Cornell Alliance for Science Originally published on JANUARY 6, 2020 Summarized by Aya Wallaia, AGRA Watch Intern In early January Cornell’s Alliance for Science (CAS) Global Leadership Fellows met with the World Bank, one of the world’s most powerful financial institutions for financing development initiatives, to advise on increased […]