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Geumsoon Yoon stands next to an offering of flowers and candles in memory of the late Lee Hyung-hae at the Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference in Nusa Dua, Bali in December 2013 [Reuters]
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VII Conference of The Peasant Way: The global struggle of the local peasant

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Free trade agreements scripted by powerful governments and corporations destroy rural areas. Peasants will resist them!   By: Geumsoon Yoon / Source: ViaCampesina.org / The Dawn News / July 13, 2017 Put together, Asia, Africa and Latin America accommodate more than 88 percent of the world’s population. A predominantly high number […]

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Farmers are expected to sell more than 230 tons of food at modest prices over the next four days / MST
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MST to hold its second National Agrarian Reform Fair

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By: Nate Singham / Source: Brasil de Fato / The Dawn News / May 3, 2017 Brazil’s largest social movement, the Landless Workers Movement (MST), is hosting a massive fair in the country’s largest city, Sao Paulo. The three-day event, which begins on Thursday at the Agua Branca Park, will provide […]

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Special Edition on the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles

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To mark the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles, Focus on the Global South releases this special edition that puts together articles on issues that small farmers and peasants continue to face. These pieces also highlight the different forms of resistance that farmers and peasants put up amidst these challenges. Mary […]

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