Economic Crisis and Food Sovereignty

Toronto, June 5, 2009. Around the world, hunger is growing, while millions of working farmers face ruin. Even in Canada, unsound and dangerous corporate practices menace our food supply. The worldwide movement for food sovereignty aims to ensure peoples’ capacity to shape their own food production systems, free from control by agribusiness giants. This is … Watch video »

Toronto, June 5, 2009.

Around the world, hunger is growing, while millions of working farmers face ruin. Even in Canada, unsound and dangerous corporate practices menace our food supply.

The worldwide movement for food sovereignty aims to ensure peoples’ capacity to shape their own food production systems, free from control by agribusiness giants. This is a common task in the world’s poor countries as in Canada.

Presentations by:

  • Mustafa Koç – Food Secure Canada
  • Jorge Soberon – Consul General of Cuba
  • Juan Valencia – Bolivian agronomist
  • John Riddell – Venezuela We Are With You Coalition
  • Debbie Field – Foodshare