June 04, 2002

The Stockholm Syndrome - Part II. Food Sovereignty II

Food Sovereignty and the World Food Summit - 27 Modest Proposals

The theme for the NGO/CSO Forum during the World Food Conference in Rome in early June 2002 is Food Sovereignty – the rights of small producers to provide and of poor consumers to eat. For the fifth time since it was founded in 1945, FAO is trying to get governments to wake up to their national and global obligation to end food insecurity. Past conferences have bred platitudes without progress. This time, civil society must present a real and measurable agenda – and governments should either put up or shut up.




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