is an attempt to regain some of this lost sovereignty
In this 340-page report, which does not include Tunisia, experts and researchers from the region drew up a "worrying" inventory, questioned the notion of food sovereignty
in the Arab world and called for the adoption of new agricultural methods that promote rural and sustainable agriculture.
Farmers groups and food security advocates under the National Movement for Food Sovereignty
(NMFS) coalition has called on the government to halt the implementation of Rice Tariffication Act to safeguard livelihoods of 3.5 million rice farmers.
"Kenya's fiscal policies on agriculture put emphasis on national export strategy than national food sovereignty
. There is less focus on smallholder farmers who are most affected by food poverty,'' Liebetrau said.
Food as a Human Right: Combatting Global Hunger and Forging a Path to Food Sovereignty
They said the day highlighted the struggle of the landless farmers for genuine land reforms and food sovereignty
Any attack on the food sovereignty
and farmers' rights will be met with resistance, they warned.
He said in the neighboring India scholar, environmental activist, food sovereignty
advocate, and alter-globalization author Dr Vandana Shiva is raising a very strong voice against the GMO seeds.
by Zahra Moloo Some countries would have preferred a full moratorium on the release of gene-drive organisms -- a view shared by many indigenous peoples, food sovereignty
activists, and African civil society organizations.
Many countries perceive their food security as a reflection of their food sovereignty
Asward Nkrabea, an executive director of Food Sovereignty
Ghana, upon whose laps the NGO was built, also expressed his delight in seeing the participants.