Displaying items by tag: agroecology - CIDSE

CIDSE at the Agroecology Europe Forum this fall

Thursday, 19 October 2017 15:47

This month, from 25 – 27 October, CIDSE will participate in the First Agroecology Europe Forum, to be held in Lyon, France.

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Agroecology: Radically Changing How We Face Food Insecurity and Climate Change

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 07:43

Food insecurity is largely driven by a food system that is highly controlled by agribusiness. But there's a better way.

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MISEREOR calls for more power for small farmers, less for big business

Monday, 16 October 2017 09:09

(Aachen/Asunción, 11 October 2017) With World Food Day on 16 October approaching, MISEREOR – the German Catholic Bishops’ agency for international development cooperation – is concerned about the burgeoning power of agribusiness and its negative impacts on people and the environment. “Not only is the agribusiness model unsustainable: it also does little to combat hunger in the world on a lasting basis,” says MISEREOR’s Chairman and Director General Pirmin Spiegel. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the number of chronically undernourished people in the world has risen for the first time in a decade and now stands at 815 million.

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Verdict in Monsanto Tribunal finds that practices of the agribusiness infringe on people’s rights

Thursday, 20 April 2017 12:10

The verdict is now in from the International Monsanto Tribunal, which took place from October 14-16th, 2016 in the Hague in the Netherlands.

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Let's demystify agroecology: a thematic analysis

Thursday, 20 April 2017 10:30

Development and Peace - Caritas Canada launches thematic analysis "Let's Demystify Agroecology" (Available in EN/FR)

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5 reasons why the Bayer-Monsanto merger needs to be stopped

Thursday, 13 April 2017 08:44

In the coming weeks, the EU Commission will be deciding if it will approve the mega-merger of multinational agribusiness corporations Bayer and Monsanto.

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Agroecology and Sustainable Development

Thursday, 02 February 2017 09:23

Agroecology and Sustainable Development: Field Projects - Advocacy for Smallholders. A report by Secours Catholique-Caritas France. (Available in EN/ES/FR)

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Rethinking consumption for a more just, healthier and sustainable food system

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 22:44

There is always something we can do to contribute to the change we want to see in our world. One of which is the way we consume our food. Christophe Nothomb, tells us about his experience of coordinating a network of solidarity-based buying groups in Brussels (Réseau des GASAP) and how it challenges our consumption patterns, through this motivating story of change.

Resilient Communities: The story of Masipag

Friday, 18 November 2016 09:39

There are alternatives that work, which respect farmers’ livelihoods while protecting, restoring and preserving the natural resources that are essential to our lives. By persisting and believing in the power of people and communities to work together, imagine and implement solutions that are adapted to their context and environment, changes at different levels are possible. 

Farmers regaining control of their seeds: the alternative to Monsanto in the Philippines

Thursday, 27 October 2016 08:25

In the aftermath of the Monsanto Tribunal (The Hague, 14-16 October 2016) Cris Panerio reflects on the impact of Monsanto in the Philippines and on alternative and more respectful ways of doing agriculture.

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