This session will hear about how plans from Europe to export milk to India and other Asian countries will effect the livelihood of traditional dairy farmers and strategies that the powerful social movements of farmers based in India are working on to preserve their livlihoods. The discussion will also look at how activists in the UK can lobby the UK government to pursue better strategies than increasing exports of milk to strengthen the UK dairy industry for small dairy farmers.
Chair: Jyoti Fernandes (Land Workers Alliance)
S. Kannaiyan (Farmer from Karnataka, India, La Via Campesina)
Simon Fairlie (Monkton Wyld Court)