(Jakarta, 16 December 2011) La Via Campesina, the global movement of peasants, small-scale and agricultural family farmers, denounces the attempts of the largest carbon emitters to further escape their historic […]
At the UN Climate Change negotiations in Durban this week, the World Bank and developed countries are claiming that agriculture carbon offsets will bring money for African agriculture.
We the Rural Women’s Assembly of Southern Africa, meeting in Durban on the event of the 17th Conference of Parties of the UNFCCC in Durban from 30 November to 5 […]
by By Thobile Hans. Published in SABC. South African President Jacob Zuma’s declaration on “climate smart and carbon markets” as a climate change solution for African agriculture has raised suspicions […]
by Stephen Leahy. Published in Inter Press Service. DURBAN, South Africa, Dec 2 (IPS) – Civil society has warned of the danger of turning Africa’s food-producing lands into “carbon farms” […]
A blogpost by Steve Suppan from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) A bargaining chip is usually something withheld to get consent for something bigger, not smaller. The […]
To: African Agriculture and Environment Ministers We, the undersigned civil society organisations from Africa and around the world, strongly object to a decision in Durban for an agriculture work […]
With its six caravans, La Via Campesina and its allies will propose alternatives to the climate crisis and to the lack of responsible agreement between governements. The caravans will stop […]