World Rainforest Movement

Video: “Disputed Territory: The green economy versus community-based economies”

Posted on Oct 31, 2013

This video, produced by WRM in 2012, documents the struggle – described in the article on Brazil in this bulletin – waged by...

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Brazil: Community management of the forests and Cerrado in defence of territories and food sovereignty

Posted on Oct 31, 2013

Since the colonial era, the history of land tenure in Brazil has been marked by the expulsion of indigenous,quilombola (1) and peasant...

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Food sovereignty and struggles for territories and forests

Posted on Oct 31, 2013

October 16 is World Food Sovereignty Day. At its last international conference in Indonesia, this past June, La Via Campesina placed heavy...

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Bulletin Issue 195 – October 2013

Posted on Oct 31, 2013

Food Sovereignty and Forests

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Indigenous peoples throughout Brazil fighting for their rights, including their right to food sovereignty

Posted on Oct 31, 2013

During the first week of October, indigenous peoples staged protests throughout the country, including the capital, Brasilia, against the...

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Cambodia: The struggle of rural people for their “community forest”, an essential part of their food sovereignty

Posted on Oct 31, 2013

Although many of the original forest areas in Cambodia have been destroyed in the past decades, for many communities the remaining forests...

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Open letter from WRM and other organizations to the Brazilian government regarding the critical situation of indigenous peoples in the state of Acre

Posted on Oct 31, 2013

After a field visit to an indigenous village in the state of Acre, together with Friends of the Earth Brazil and the Brazilian Network on...

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Indonesia: Gold in Bukit Tiga Jurai affecting food sovereignty

Posted on Oct 31, 2013

Sumatra Copper Ltd. Sumatra Copper Ltd., a London based mining company, has concessions in forest areas in Indonesia for mining, operating...

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Learn more about the subject of food sovereignty

Posted on Oct 31, 2013

There are publications, statements and other sources of information on the subject of food sovereignty available from organizations...

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Nigera: A unique example of community based forest management at the Ekuri community

Posted on Oct 31, 2013

  Introduction / Background Nigeria in West Africa is the most populous country in Africa with an estimated population of 170...

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