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Venezuela Assigns Land for Food Production on CLAP’s Fifth Anniversary

The food subsidy program reportedly reaches seven million Venezuelan households and has replaced its import dependence with national production.By Paul Dobson Mar 15th 2021 at 4.51pm Topics Social ProgramsBolivarian Project Tags CLAPSanctionsPeasants/Campesinos Short URL:  clap_yaracuy.jpg Members of the CLAP in Yaracuy state. (Presidential Press) Mérida, March 15, 2021 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has … Continue reading

Cuba, Venezuela strengthen agri-food ties in face of sanctions

  Prensa Latina Havana, Mar 9 (efe-epa).- Cuba and Venezuela agreed on Tuesday to promote food sovereignty by expanding bilateral cooperation to the field of agri-food, which the governments of the countries say is one of the areas most affected by sanctions imposed by the United States. The agreements were signed within the framework of … Continue reading

In Commune: The Che Guevara Commune (Part 1)

  Video Series “In Commune” Chapter Four: The Che Guevara Commune (Part 1) In this chapter of In Commune, Venezuelanalysis visits the rural Che Guevara Commune, located in the Caracciolo Parra Municipality, between the frigid mountaintops of Mérida State and the steamy hot climates south of Lake Maracaibo. This commune began to take shape ten … Continue reading

The project “Rescue of Vanguardia bees” starts in Lara

  Últimas Noticias With the objective of improving the quality of life and the environment of the Larense community, Industrias Maros, CA, has begun to develop a program in conjunction with “Vanguardia Bee Rescue”, an initiative that seeks to preserve the species of Native Bees Without Sting. (ANSA), in Lara state; This activity is part … Continue reading

The future of food must include a commitment to human rights

  At last year’s World Food Day, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced that he would convene a U.N. Food Systems Summit in the fall of 2021. Little did anyone know that the stakes would become so acute so fast.  The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly become a hunger crisis: people’s livelihoods are being decimated and they can’t afford to … Continue reading

Venezuela Presents Encouraging Seed Production Statistics (Food Sovereignty)

In terms of seed production, Venezuela has changed the equation and is now increasingly departing from its past dependence on importation of seeds. Imports used to represent 90% of total seeds, recalled President Nicolás Maduro this Wednesday, February 24, during a working meeting on the agriculture sector broadcast by Venezolana de Television (VTV). The Minister … Continue reading

Venezuela – Food Security and Sovereignty to Fight Starvation Sanctions

    By Nino Pagliccia Global Research Mainstream media references to Venezuela always focus on the devastating economic crisis, which they directly or indirectly attribute either to the Maduro government mismanagement or to a total failure of the Bolivarian Revolution envisioned by Hugo Chávez. US sanctions are mentioned (if they are at all) as if they were … Continue reading

January 21 Webinar: Bolivarian Venezuela’s Struggle for Food Sovereignty under the US Blockade

Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gFJfwt6CQkK36VlGEgF_Fw Jan 21, 2021 7:00 PM ET, 4:00 PM Pacific Time Bolivarian Venezuela’s Struggle for Food Sovereignty under the US Blockade William Camacaro will interview Hugo Alberto Nieves on the progress and challenges the movements in Venezuela have made to re-establish national food sovereignty. (Simultaneous English translation will be provided.) William Camacaro maintains the … Continue reading

Help get food from farms to people in Venezuela

The Feria Conuquera Agroecológica is a group of farmers and food processors from Caracas, Venezuela and its surroundings. The Feria started six years ago, gathering experience in organic food production, offering healthy items directly from the farmers/processors to the consumers in Caracas, generating space for knowledge exchanges about diversified agricultural practices, intergenerational dialogue, rescue of recipes and … Continue reading

“Nobody can tell us what to do”: Agroecology as resistance.

  by Friends of the Earth  A visit to two agroecology projects supported by Sahabat Alam Malaysia/ Friends of the Earth Malaysia “We can’t afford to plant only one crop – we have to do what is of more benefit to us,” says Nure anak Samale (below). “And nobody can tell us what to do.” … Continue reading

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