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Nine Demands for Food and Rights | #HelpUsFeedYou

The People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty has formulated the following nine demands for food and rights that represent the aspirations of rural food producers to feed the world and pave the way for a just, equitable, and sustainable food system that guarantees the peoples’ right to food. This is the popular version of our policy recommendations to ensure people’s right to food amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Global food security, a ticking time bomb | #HelpUsFeedYou

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s another looming crisis – food security. Unless there is a radical change in policies including a guarantee to the people’s right to food and prioritizing food sovereignty, the current global health crisis can potentially become a hunger crisis. The Peoples Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) is proposing immediate to medium-term policy recommendations to ensure people’s right to food amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Recap: Day of the Landless 2020

On March 29, PCFS members and networks took to online platforms to expose the severity of the continuing problem of global landlessness by bringing focus to the unseen and disenfranchised landless rural peoples. With global sweep of COVID-19, participating organizations also highlighted the failures of neoliberal policies that only aggravate the vulnerability of the rural peoples, especially the landless, from the pandemic’s resulting socio-economic impacts and their susceptibility to contracting the disease.

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Day of the Landless 2020: Landless peoples of the world, rise!

The global economy is dipping into recession as a global pandemic and overproduction in oil trigger the weaknesses of a globalized neoliberal economy, and the most vulnerable are the rural poor and landless. Neoliberal actors want the world to turn a blind eye to landlessness and the rural landless peoples, but the landless will always take a stand. Landless peoples of the world, we will rise!

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