World Food Prize Laureates Undermine Hunger Solutions

U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance Statement June 20, 2013 Honoring executives of biotechnology giants Monsanto and Syngenta with this year’s World Food Prize sends precisely the wrong message about sustainable solutions to hunger and poverty.  Proprietary genetically manipulated seeds are the problem, not the answer to world hunger. The proven solutions lie in rebuilding food sovereignty—the […]

USFSA Acts for Food Sovereignty All Across the Country on April 17, International Day of Peasant Struggles

We, members of the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance, express our solidarity with Via Campesina International and allies in the US and worldwide in this day of April 17, the International Day of Peasant Struggle. On April 17, 1996, nineteen landless peasants, members of the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement (MST) were brutally murdered in El Dourado […]

USFSA Stands with Farm and Food Chain Workers Marching Today but Working Everyday to Defend Workers Rights and for Just Immigration Reform

A Solidarity Message of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) to Farm and Food Chain Workers – Working and Marching to Defend Workers Rights and for Just Immigration Reform.  Washington DC – April 8th – 10th, 2013. April 9th, 2013 Dear Compañeros and Compañeras, The USFSA represents a national alliance of more than 25 organizations […]

USFSA Condemns Killing of Honduran Peasants – Demands an end to US aid to Honduran Government

The paramilitary assassinations, death threats and human rights abuses against peasant and indigenous organizers who defend their land from land-grabbing “agro-oligarchs” in Honduras is worsening  Last week two more peasants were murdered. Please endorse and circulate this letter denouncing these crimes. Email info (at) usfoodsovereigntyalliance (dot) org to sign your organization on. Spanish version. Check […]