La Via Campesina Africa

Unity among peasants, landless, women farmers and rural youth La Via Campesina is the international movement which brings together millions of peasants, small and medium-size farmers, landless people, women farmers, indigenous people, migrants and agricultural workers from around the world. It defends small-scale sustainable agriculture as a way to promote social justice and dignity. It…

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The Road to Rio+20

This June, world leaders will congregate in Rio de Janeiro to attend the Rio+20 U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development. The conference will mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), which culminated in 190 heads of state signing several legally binding environmental agreements.

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COP 17 Links & Resources

Civil Society Committee for COP17: South African civil society recognised COP 17 in Durban as an opportunity to build and strengthen the environmental justice struggles and create a strengthened movement going into the future. Specifically, COP 17 provided civil society with the opportunity to:

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