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Global Quinoa and Andean Foodways Part 2

Blog | Fabiana Li and Claudia Urdanivia | Jul 23, 2020

Cover image: Farmer cleaning quinoa. Photo by Claudia Urdanivia The following is the second part of a two-part report on…

Global Quinoa and Andean Foodways

Blog | Fabiana Li and Claudia Urdanivia | Jul 16, 2020

Cover photo: Field of potatoes that will be seeded with quinoa the following season. Photo by Fabiana Li.  Variously advertised…

Philippine Banana Farmers: Their Cooperatives and Struggle for Land Reform and Sustainable Agriculture

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | David Bacon | Feb 13, 2020

Thirty years ago many banana workers in the Philippines made a radical change in their work and lives. They transformed the militant unions they had organized to wrest a decent living from the multinational corporations that control much of the world’s food production. Instead of working for wages, they used the country’s land reform law to become the owners of the plantations where they had labored for generations.

Of chancers and last-chancers

Blog | Chris Smaje | Jan 23, 2020

This article was originally published at Small Farm Future. Time for me to arise from my book-editing duties and offer…

One of Belo Horizonte’s publicly-owned, Popular restaurants providing affordable, healthy food to the public. Photo courtesy of Cecilia Rocha.

Continuing on the Road to Ending Hunger

Backgrounders & Issue Brief | M. Jahi Chappell | Sep 17, 2019

It is within our reach to end hunger in the world. It has been within our reach for a while now. But the challenges we must surmount to achieve this have been fundamentally, essentially institutional.