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AGROECOLOGY FOR FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION PROCEEDINGS OF THE
FAO INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
18-19 September 2014, Rome, Italy
Keywords: Educação do Campo; MST; social movements; rural education; Brazil;
This report presents results of research into the destruction of forests and natural resources in Rattanakiri and Stung Treng Provinces, Cambodia. Over a number of months the researchers collected evidence and legal documentation, often working under dangerous and life-threatening conditions to record the activities of the luxury timber trade. The report has special relevance in light of recent pronouncements about preventing illegal logging in Cambodia.
The AsociaciNational Assoctaion of Small Farmers of Cuba (ANAP), La Via Campesina International (LVC) and the Komanilel Collective, are pleased to present this virtual video course, "Multimedia Peasant School; an audiovisual tool to scale up agroecology”.
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
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As an American investment giant that manages the retirement savings of millions of university administrators, public school teachers and others, TIAA-CREF prides itself on upholding socially responsible values, even celebrating its role in drafting United Nations principles for buying farmland that promote transparency, environmental sustainability and respect for land rights.