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Agroecology is a way of life

Interview with the Students of EDUCAR (MST)

Umut Kocagöz
Friday 30 December 2016 by LRAN

I was in Brazil to participate in the “International Encounter of Struggling Youth” as a Turkish delegate, which was held in Marica, Rio de Janeiro in June 2016. After the youth encounter, I had the chance to stay a couple of weeks in Brazil to visit some camps and settlements of the Agrarian Reform, some cooperatives and agroecology schools of MST.

International Conference of Agrarian Reform: Marabá Declaration (Via Campesina)

Saturday 30 April 2016 by LRAN

Who are we? People who struggle for territory

Lia Pinheiro Barbosa, The Journal of Peasant Studies

Educação do Campo (MST)

Education for and by the countryside as a political project in the context of the struggle for land in Brazil
Monday 15 February 2016 by LRAN

Keywords: Educação do Campo; MST; social movements; rural education; Brazil;
PRONERA; epistemology

Foreign pension funds and land grabbing in Brazil (Social Movements)

Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos, GRAIN, Inter Pares, and Solidarity Sweden – Latin America
Monday 16 November 2015 by LRAN

A New York company managing the retirement savings of workers in Sweden, the US and Canada is evading Brazilian laws on foreign investment to acquire farmlands from a businessman accused of violently displacing local communities

Land grabbing as a political act in Turkey (Social Movements)

Olcay Bingöl - Deniz Bayram
Monday 30 March 2015 by LRAN

CARP: Key to national development (Asia)

Philippine Daily Inquirer
Monday 30 March 2015 by LRAN

Salome Gueidon

Philippine’s flawed agrarian reform bears a little fruit (Asia)

Analysis: Most farmers, however, say they still lack full control of their land
Sunday 29 March 2015 by LRAN

While it is true that the Philippines’ agrarian reform program has loopholes that have been creating problems for the law’s implementation, the program has also paved the way to reverse the plight of some farmers.

International Forum on Agroecology Declaration brings common understanding of agroecology (Via Campesina)

Wednesday 25 March 2015 by LRAN

Farmers get 800 ha in agrarian hot spot (Asia)

Philippine Daily Inquirer
Monday 22 December 2014 by LRAN

LUCENA CITY—Alma Rabena, 44, a longtime tenant of the vast Hacienda Matias in San Francisco, Quezon, in the province’s Bondoc Peninsula, said this year would be her most memorable Christmas as she received on Friday her certificate of land ownership award under the government’s agrarian reform program.

Special Grassroots voices section prepared by LRAN (Via Campesina)

Friday 31 October 2014 by LRAN

This special Grassroots Voices (GV) section includes a variety of contributions that illustrate major changes over the last 20 years in the thinking of rural social movements concerning agrarian reform, land and territory, particularly in the case of La Via Campesina (LVC). It is motivated and informed by a workshop held by LVC in Bukit Tinggi, West Sumatra, Indonesia, from 10–13 July 2012, on Agrarian reform and the defense of land and territory in the 21st century: the challenge and future.

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