December 5, 2007, Press Release from Terra de Direitos:
Food Sovereignty and Sustainability
Current global modes of production, consumption and trade have caused massive environmental destruction including global warming that is putting at risk our planet’s ecosystems and pushing human co
by Isabella Kenfield and Roger Burbach In the Brazilian state of Paraná, Valmir Mota de Oliveira of Via Campesina, an international peasant organization, was shot twice in the chest at point blank
PRESS RELEASE from VIA CAMPESINA Armed Militia Attacks Via Campesina Encampment and Kills Activist There were no hostages at the site, to the contrary of reports by the Globo News Network.
“The Amazon is a territory of life, food, water, and cultures, not destruction, death, and exploitation”
In the opening of seminar that debates agrarian and environmental issues, Stedile analyses global economic landscape
Received with enthusiasm in the land where he was born, Caetano knows the history of struggle and resistance of the settlement Paulo Cunha
Movements celebrated measure and will now fight for agroecological farming to replace current fruit production system
The governor of Ceará, Camilo Santana, signed a bill into law this week banning crop dusting in the northern Brazilian state. The measure was welcomed by people’s movements that have been exposing the problems of pesticide abuse in the area.
Activists point out expansion of finance capital and concerns about state-owned companies Petrobras and Eletrobras