Right to Food and Nutrition Watch

Title Right to Food and Nutrition Watch
Contributor Right to Food and Nutrition Watch Consortium
Content The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2016—“Keeping Seeds in Peoples’ Hands”— explores the articulation of seeds, land and other natural resources with the human right to adequate food and nutrition. It assesses the role played by access to and control over natural resources in the realization of the right to food and nutrition across the world. Over the last few decades, the privatization and commoditization of nature has resulted in a multiplication of local struggles using human rights against the appropriation of agricultural biodiversity, land and water resources by corporations and states. How are peasant movements, indigenous peoples, and other local communities resisting—and what are the alternatives they present?
Year Published 2016
Language English, French, Spanish
Link http://tinyurl.com/hvqv5zr

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With Climate Chaos, Who Will Feed Us? The Industrial Food Chain or the Peasant Food Web?

Title With Climate Chaos, Who Will Feed Us? The Industrial Food Chain or the Peasant Food Web?
Contributor ETC Group
Content This short report compares the industrial food system with peasant farming. Industrial farming gets all the attention (and most of the land). It accounts for more than 80% of the fossil fuel emissions and uses over 70% of the water supply used in agriculture, but it actually produces only about 30% of the world’s food.

In this succinct, illustrated booklet, you’ll find the answers to these questions…

• Who produces more food per hectare?
• Who will conserve our aquatic harvest?
• Who will protect our forest foods?
• Who can reduce agriculture’s GHG emissions?

…and many more.

Download the PDF in two formats:

• For online reading: Download (2.53 MB)
• For printing (booklet): Download (3.29 MB)

En español tambien, et en français!

Year Published 2014
Language English, French, Spanish
Link http://www.etcgroup.org/content/who-will-feed-us-0

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