Food Sovereignty


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Food Sovereignty

The concept that a group of persons have the right to determine what livestock and crops they will raise and grow, and therefore what they will eat. Food sovereignty is favored by some small farmers and others who prefer trade barriers and other measures to protect their traditional way of life. Critics contend that this is inefficient and more expensive than allowing the free market to regulate food production.
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It was such an approach that, in less than 20 years, helped postwar Europe achieve food sovereignty.
We like to partner with community organizations to help build a community-based food system and also have an element of food sovereignty - food as identity and food as a right," she said.
We call for a local and global paradigm-shift towards Food Sovereignty.
He said: "At a time when food sovereignty is becoming an increasing issue with high fuel prices, there cannot be a better time to encourage people to grow their own food where possible.
When food sovereignty is becoming an increasing issue with higher food prices, there could not be a better time to encourage people to grow their own food wherever possible.
This raises an important challenge for the food sovereignty movement.
Local food sovereignty advocates compared notes, socialists debated the finer points of worker-owned production, and Dennis Kucinich-for-president supporters passed out T-shirts just outside the forum grounds.
Worldwide, a growing food sovereignty movement is working to restrict exports until all the locals are fed, and limit imports of foods already grown at home.
For the longer haul, Frederic Mousseau and Anuradha Mittal explain how something called food sovereignty can make a difference toward "Ending World Hunger in Our Time.
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