Negros Occidental, Philippines -- On November 7 to November 11, an 85-member International Fact Finding and Environmental Mission (IFFEM) to Defend Land and Livelihood ag
World Hunger Day
Statement of the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC)
October 11, 2012
The FAO said their official theme on October 16’s World Food Day is “Agricultural cooperatives – key to feeding the world. It says, it has been chosen to highlight the role of cooperatives in improving food security and contributing to the eradication of hunger. In addition, FAO and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) calls on agribusiness to step up investment from Central Asia to North Africa. Furthermore, the two organizations called on governments to create an enabling policy environment that fosters private-sector investment.
“Eye on ” is a new series developed by the Save Our Rice Campaign of Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (www.panap.net). The Campaign is dedicated to saving traditional local rice varieties, rice lands, smallholder rice farmers, and the rice heritage of Asia. This series is aimed at monitoring and reviewing the policies, technologies and actions of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to assess whether IRRI is truly serving the interests of small rice farmers and rice consumers and living up to its claim to bring about “a better world”.
Here is the fourth issue is entitled “Golden Rice Blinds IRRI”.
We would like to share with you the Rice Sheets, entitled Rice for Health and Who Needs Golden Rice (please see attached), published by the Pesticide Action Network Asia Pacific (PAN AP).
The House Bill 6454 is authored by Hon. Rafael Mariano (Anakpawis partylis representative) and concurrent national chairperson of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP).
This is a powerpoint presentation about the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC).
The Asian Peasant Coalition (APC), Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP), Rural Missionaries of the Philippines (RMP), Sentro Kitanglad, Kalumbay Regional Lumad Orga
May Day is the day of the working people. This is the day on which the working people of the world unite to declare their right to the rest of the world. The working people of the world have a special declaration to make to the rest of the world. They have created the world with their labour and intelligence. All knowledge of the world has been generated with their efforts and therefore they have a right to claim ownership of the world.