Winners of the 5th Annual Food Sovereignty Prize—an alternative to the World Food Prize—announced today, Aug. 13, 2013, by the US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA). This year’s Honorees are producing sustainable anti-hunger solutions around the world and stand in sharp contrast to this year’s World Food Prize winners, Monsanto and Syngenta. Food Sovereignty Prize winners […]

Climate Justice Alliance Challenges “Greenwashing” in Obama’s Climate Action Plan, Puts Frontline Communities First

The Climate Justice Alliance, of which the USFSA is a member, Releases Statement on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan July 9th, 2013 We support President Obama’s efforts to implement a national Climate Action Plan that is comprehensive, achievable, and promotes a socially and environmentally just future for everyone. Communities on the frontlines of the impacts […]

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 […]