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Food Sovereignty

Issue 353

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Food and farming / SOVEREIGNTY

HUNGER IS NOT ABOUT A LACK OF FOOD
BUT A LACK OF RIGHTS. THE RIGHT
TO FOOD SOVEREIGNTY INVOLVES:

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REFORMING GLOBAL FOOD TRADE
[image, unknown] End ‘dumping’
[image, unknown] No subsidies for
intensive agriculture
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[image, unknown] Protect local markets
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before export crops
[image, unknown] Regulate trade

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GIVING FARMERS CONTROL
[image, unknown] Access to land
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over seed
[image, unknown] End women’s exclusion
[image, unknown] No patents on life
[image, unknown] Access to markets

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FARMING SUSTAINABLILTY
[image, unknown] Ecological techniques and stewardship
[image, unknown] Agricultural biodiversity
[image, unknown] Farmers’ knowledge
[image, unknown] Move away from intensive agriculture
[image, unknown] Rural employment
[image, unknown] Diverse food cultures

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