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) marion.girard.cisneros@csm4cfs.org 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 […]

Heather Day, Matt Canfield, and our four panelists featured on a Zoom call grid.

Report-back on Webinar: Billionaire or Community Solutions to Climate Chaos?

Introduction On Thursday, February 25, CAGJ’s AGRA Watch campaign hosted a webinar in response to Bill Gates’ recently released book How to Avoid a Climate Disaster to unpack the role of Gates in contributing to the global climate crisis through his promotion of industrial agriculture.  For more context, you can view our 4-part infographic series […]

An image of sorghum plants red in color growing in a field, against a blue sky.

No Longer the “Wrong Seeds”: Farmer Seed Enterprise

Blog post by Carol Thompson “They called and asked to buy sorghum and millet seeds from us.” This simple statement reversed more than 25 years of derision and outright scorn of the idea that smallholder farmers in Southern Africa could propagate good quality seeds for planting, instead of grain.  The decades of public denigration from […]