Human beings have to understand that we can live in harmony with the rest of the animals. We cannot continue to cause many species to disappear because of our irresponsible and selfish way of life, but there are stories of people who inspire us, like what Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua does.
By Natasha Pitts The document shows experiences from Guatemala, El Salvador, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Haiti and Nicaragua and proves that this way of farming, transformed into a way of life, is capable of guaranteeing safe food, coping with climate change and encourage fair trade and responsible consumption.
By Pedro Belmonte Espejo, Pedro Miralles Martínez The development of mobile telephony has experienced an almost exponential growth that has led to the chaotic proliferation of these telecommunications networks and a significant increase in electromagnetic pollution and in the social perception of the risk associated with these infrastructures .
By Jeff Conant Like many nations rich in natural resources, Honduras, in the heart of Central America, is a country suffering from the resource curse. Its forests call for logging interests to exploitation, its minerals are coveted by mining interests, its mighty rivers invite large dams, and its fertile coastal plains are ideal for industrial agriculture.
Part One GMOs are undoubtedly not the only alternative, nor were they, nor are agrochemicals. To investigate other options, one would have to ask oneself, Where do we want to go? Beyond Carson's silent spring as a result of the productivist logic of capitalist agriculture or towards a harmonious relationship with nature?
Food Sovereignty is the right of peoples to nutritious and culturally appropriate food produced through sustainable and healthy methods. It is your right to define your own food and agriculture policies and systems. This concept was introduced with greater relevance in 1996 by La Via Campesina in Rome, on the occasion of the World Food Summit of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Food Sovereignty gives priority to the economies of local and national markets , strengthening the peasantry as well as the consumers, since food production, distribution and consumption are based on environmental, social and economic sustainability.