The international context: Lessons and experiences from La Via Campesina

Andrea Ferrante and Jyoti Fernandes from European Coordination of Via Campesina will speak of the work that La Via Campesina- an organisation of over 200 million small scale farmers- is doing to influence global food policy within the EU and at the UN level through the Civil Society Mechanism of the Committee on Food Security. The discussion will explain the process of how this participatory influence on global food policy works, the main issues raised and why this work is important as well as discussing the limitations of effectiveness. 

Speakers: 
Jyoti Fernandes (Land Workers Alliance) 
Patrick Mulvaney 
Andrea Ferrante (Via Campesina)

 

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