There are about 700 families in transition threatened by real estate speculation
Food Sovereignty and Sustainability
In a speech on World Food Day, former president Lula da Silva criticized the resurgence of hunger in Brazil
In a speech on World Food Day, celebrated on October 16th, former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva criticized the resurgence of hunger in Brazil and denounced the dismantling of food security policies by the Bolsonaro government.
Conference discussed the concept of food sovereignty and strategies for having local and healthy food on the table; watch
Proposal provides aid of R$ 3,000 [approximately US$ 575], aid for cisterns and postponement of debts; farmers receive R $ 6 thousand
On Monday (July 20) the Chamber of Deputies approved the bill to help family farmers while the Covid-19 crisis persists.
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Experts are highlighting two main factors behind the intensification of disease outbreaks and humans' increased vulnerability to them:
Reports and data show land invasions heighten the risk of a “new genocide”
The comings and goings of land invaders on indigenous lands has exposed tribes to the novel coronavirus, creating a wave of infections and deaths according to data from the Free Land Settlement (ATL) gathering.
Food delivered to underserved areas comes from MST encampments and settlements
A task force took food produced in settlements and encampments to the outskirts of Goiânia. This has occurred in other regions of the country, such as Recife, where since March 24, homeless people have been given lunch boxes.
In addition, the movement's state directorate has guided solidarity campaigns in Recife, Caruaru and Petrolina