PRESS RELEASE: Food Sovereignty Prize Highlights Solutions to Worsening Hunger Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (español abajo) Contact: Antonio Tovar, National Family Farm Coalition Phone:  202-543-5675 (office); 954-260-4287 (cell) Email: antonio@nffc.net Prize Highlights Solutions to Worsening Hunger Crisis 14th Annual Food Sovereignty Prize honors Western Organization of Resource Councils and Food Sovereignty Ghana   WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 5, 2022— With recent spikes in food, fuel, and fertilizer […]

US Farm, Food and Trade Justice Advocates Call on Biden Administration to Reorient Approach to Global Food and Agriculture Issues

PDF of the letter copied to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. State Department * Traducción en español a continuación por DeepL Dear President Biden, As our communities continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing hunger and poverty, and the existential threat of climate change, we thank you for your administration’s efforts […]

Watch the Food Sovereignty Prize Ceremony Video

[Soomaali hoose | नेपाली तल |  Española abajo] The 12th Food Sovereignty Prize was awarded on World Food Day in October 2020 to the Somali Bantu Community Association of Maine and the All Nepal Peasants’ Federation. The Prize – awarded to one U.S. and one international group each year – highlights grassroots efforts to meet urgent needs while advancing transformative Food […]

Resilience, Recovery, and Resistance in Puerto Rico

“Food sovereignty is a struggle for life itself” When Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico, Organización Boricuá was ready to deploy one of its key tools for building food sovereignty: agroecology support brigades.The brigades use a model of collective work to develop agroecological food production at farms, schools, community gardens, and other spaces around Puerto Rico. […]