“Safety” approvals of Golden Rice endanger food producers, consumers | #StopGoldenRice
We are alarmed by these approvals as they set the stage for the commercial production and distribution of Golden Rice in Asia, particularly in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines where rice is a staple food. We continue to challenge the false claim that Golden Rice, genetically-engineered to produce beta carotene, will help address the high incidence of Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) in these rice-producing and consuming countries.
PCFS and APC firmly stand with the people of Palestine, strongly support the “Great Return March”
We call on all member organizations of the PCFS and APC to support the Great Return March campaign and conduct actions and activities that demonstrate strong solidarity with the Palestinian people.We call on all network organizations of the PCFS and APC to continuously support the Palestinian people in their just struggle against the Zionist occupation of Palestine.
Justice for Brazil’s Marcinho!
We, of the People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS), a global alliance of grassroots organizations of farmers, indigenous peoples, fisherfolks and other small-scale food producers and their support NGOs, deplore the killing of Marcio Matos, also known as Marcinho, a Brazilian peasant leader, last January 24. Marcinho’s killing cannot but be related to his leadership […]
¡La página de TeleSur en Facebook debe ser traída de vuelta! – PCFS
La Coalición de los Pueblos porla Soberanía Alimentaria (PCFS), una coalición internacional de organizaciones de base de agricultores, pueblos indígenas y productores de alimentos a pequeña escala y sus ONG de apoyo, condenan a Facebook por quitar la página de Facebook en inglés de TeleSur. TeleSur es un medio global progresista y antiimperialista, ameno y […]
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.