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Reconnecting Agriculture to our Cultural Base: An Interview with Ana Felicien

A Venezuelan food sovereignty activist explains the need to combat agrobusiness’ complex web of domination in this interview with Venezuelanalysis. By Ana Felicien y Cira Pascual Marquina Ana Felicien works at Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Research and is a founding member of the Semillas del Pueblo (People’s Seeds) movement. She researches in the areas of … Continue reading

The Venezuelan Effort to Build a New Food and Agriculture System

The Venezuelan Effort to Build a New Food and Agriculture System Christina Schiavoni and William Camacaro Monthly Review In April 2008, as people around the world took to the streets to protest the global food crisis and the lack of political will to address it, a crowd of a different nature gathered in Venezuela. Afro-Venezuelan … Continue reading

Venezuela’s Radical Food Experiment

Venezuela’s Radical Food Experiment  Paula Crossfield September 14, 2011 | This article appeared in the October 3, 2011 edition of The Nation. Paula Crossfield is the managing editor of On a hillside overlooking Caracas, Venezuela, Pedro Echavez feeds sweet potato greens to his rabbits. These animals are raised for their meat, but their droppings … Continue reading