WhyHunger Calls for Support of Agroecology and Peasant-Led Solutions

From foodtank.com by Emily Nink
WhyHunger Calls for Support of Agroecology and Peasant-Led Solutions

Farmers in the twenty-first century are harnessing both scientific and traditional knowledge to create solutions to the problems they face every day.WhyHunger, a nonprofit organization that harnesses grassroots action to combat poverty and hunger, recently released a new report, “Agroecology: Putting Food Sovereignty into Action,” describing the potential of agroecological solutions through community perspectives. Peasant-led solutions are transforming agriculture all over the world.

The publication was spearheaded by WhyHunger’s Global Movements Program. Working with international social movements and civil society organizations, the program links domestic work on hunger and poverty to global movements for food sovereignty and the basic rights to food, land, water, and sustainable livelihoods.

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