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Urgent Call for Solidarity Delegation to Venezuela, December 5-15, 2016

What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself by connecting with the grassroots movements at the heart of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution. The Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York invites historians, artists, videographers, writers, political analysts, and other activists who sympathize with the Bolivarian Revolution to join a delegation to Caracas, Venezuela … Continue reading

Agroecology: Youth will be the change!

La Via Campesina South Asia Youth will be the change 15 days/3 month Intensive course on agroecology with rural youth at Amrita Bhoomi, Youth are leaving agriculture. Our agonizing countryside doesn’t exactly paint a rosy picture to build a life upon. Their parents encourage them to go to the city, take up a white-collar job … Continue reading

Via Campesina will join 2016 World Social Forum to strengthen and advance food sovereignty and peasants’ rights

World Social Forum Several delegates comprising women, men, youth, and representing peasants and migrant agricultural and rural workers from several regions of La Via Campesina, will carry messages of global solidarity and food sovereignty at the 2016 World Social Forum this August. The Forum, which is a collective call for a sustainable and inclusive world, … Continue reading

Urgent Call for Solidarity Delegation to Venezuela, December 5-15, 2016

What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself by connecting with the grassroots movements at the heart of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution. The Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York invites historians, artists, videographers, writers, political analysts, and other activists who sympathize with the Bolivarian Revolution to join a delegation to Caracas, Venezuela … Continue reading

Statement of International Solidarity with Venezuela’s Seed Law

Statement of International Solidarity with Venezuela’s Seed Law On December 23 2015, Venezuela’s national assembly passed a new seed law banning the import, production, and planting of GMO seeds and protecting the production and free exchange of seed varieties of Venezuela’s farming communities (Indigenous, peasant, and Afro-descendant) among other provisions. The law is significant both … Continue reading

John Bellamy Foster answers three questions on Marxism and ecology

In the present planetary epoch, the concept of sustainable human development, as a way of conceiving of socialism, represents Marx’s most valuable legacy. No other ecological analysis has such breadth and power. From Climate & Capitalism John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review. His most recent book, written with Paul Burkett, is Marx and … Continue reading

Venezuela among 29 countries worldwide that has dramatically reduced hunger

AVN.- There are currently 795 million hungry people in the world, according to figures from the latest report released Wednesday by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Program (WFP), which also shows that only 29 countries, among which is Venezuela, have met … Continue reading

The FAO Recognizes Venezuela in the Struggle against Hunger

Translated by Revolution Alimentaria Caracas, 21 April 2015 – The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, confirmed that he will go to Rome, Italy in June to receive, on behalf of the revolutionary government, recognition by the FAO as an example for the world in the battle against hunger and for the … Continue reading

Venezuelan Government Creates Ministry of Eco-socialism

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the creation of the new Ministry of Eco-socialism and Water during his weekly television program, March 24, 2015.   The governments of the Bolivarian Revolution have taken concrete steps to confront the threat of climate change. On Tuesday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the creation of the Ministry of Eco-socialism … Continue reading

FAO Representative Debunks Myth of Increased Hunger in Venezuela, Highlights Urban Farming Initiatives

by Marcelo Resende & Vanessa Davies – Correo del Orinoco The Portuñol spoken by Marcelo Resende is beginning to sound more like Spanish than Portuguese. The representative for Venezuela of the United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO) does not live in the margin of his country’s problems; on the contrary, he is fully … Continue reading

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