Address the root causes of famine and war!
The People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) unites with the farmers, farm workers, fisherfolks and peoples of the world in marking World Food Day 2017 with protests and various forms of collective action. PCFS, an alliance of grassroots organizations of farmers, farm workers, fisherfolks and small-scale food producers and their support NGOs, is deeply concerned […]
Ethiopian gov’t slammed over death of hundreds in religious festival
The People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) condemns the TPLF-led government of Ethiopia for the death of hundreds during a protest at a religious festival in Bishoftu, 25 miles from the country’s capital Addis Ababa last Sunday, October 2. Food sovereignty is one of the most important demands being advanced by the indigenous people of […]
Killings of PH farmers must stop
We of the People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty condemn the recent spate of killings of activist farmers belonging to organizations affiliated with the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) or Peasant Movement of the Philippines. We condemn the massacre of four farmers – Gaudencio Bagalay, Violeta Mercado, Baby Mercado and Eligio Barbado – when they were […]
Food Justice Now! Struggle vs. Food Injustice and Repression!
On October 16, the farmers and peoples of the world will mark World Food Day. Various groups will highlight climate change and the need for changes in food production and agriculture, as well as the struggle of farmers and small-scale food producers for land and resources.