Watch “Money,” 3rd episode in AGRA Watch film series, “Rich Appetites”

Today, AGRA Watch and the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa are launching “Money,” the third episode in our Rich Appetites film series! We are grateful to Mariam Mayet and Daniel Maingi for contributing their viewpoints to the film, and Greenhouse Cartoons for their incredible animation! The Rich Appetites film series details how American billionaires […]

Let’s Stop Celebrating the Demise of China’s Small-scale Farms

by CAGJ member Ross Doll China’s small-scale and subsistence household farms across the country are rapidly fading. For thousands of years the foundation of Chinese agriculture and a fixture of China’s vast countryside, they are now being replaced by the large-scale and mechanized operations so common in the Global North.1 Prominent Western and Chinese media […]

Land Workers of the World Unite! Food Sovereignty for Climate Justice Now! La Via Campesina Declaration Towards UN Climate COP 26 (Glasgow)

(Harare: 25 October 2021) It’s the most chaotic climate year on record, since last year, and corporate-controlled governments, transnationals, philanthropists, mainstream media and most non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are offering more of the same: market-based solutions and risky techno-fixes. Two years into a global pandemic that has taken the lives of untold millions, humanity wakes daily to […]

Thank You for a Beautiful 20th Anniversary + SLEE!

Our 15th SLEE and 20th Anniversary! Thank you to everyone who came together for another beautiful SLEE! It was a big one, being our 15th SLEE Gala and CAGJ’s 20th Anniversary Party! If you were not able to make it live, you can still watch the whole event here. (See links to highlights of the […]

Bill Gates and the Corporate Capture of Food Systems: Webinar Recap

On August 19th, Community Alliance for Global Justice / AGRA Watch and the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa hosted a roundtable discussion to raise awareness about the powerful interests working to capture our global food systems. Watch the full recording here on CAGJ’s YouTube channel. Speakers highlighted Bill Gates’ and the Gates Foundation’s roles […]

Press Release: Hundreds of grassroots organizations to oppose the UN Food Systems Summit

Media contact Marion Girard, Media officer at the Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples’ Mechanism (CSM) for relations with the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) [email protected] Civil society and Indigenous Peoples’ organizations launch a global counter-mobilization against the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit from 25 to 28 July 2021 in Rome and online.  Rome, Italy. […]

About 50 people in front of the Gates Foundation sign with protest signs and banners.

Report-back on COVID Vaccine Trade Justice Mobilizations

Update May 5th: We just got the INCREDIBLE news that the Biden administration will support the TRIPS waiver in WTO negotiations currently taking place with the goal of making Covid vaccines more accessible, particularly in the global south. Going against the wishes of the pharmaceutical companies and Bill Gates, “President Biden’s support for the TRIPS […]