Habitat International Coalition
Global network for the right to habitat and social justice
 
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New Report Calls for More Democratic Food Systems
 
CSO statement “No Compromise on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to FPIC in the CFS!”
 
Land Forum II - Middle East/ North Africa
“HUMAN RIGHTS, PEOPLE AND THE LAND”
 
New Release of the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2010
"Land Grabbing and Nutrition: Challenges for Global Governance"
 
Naomi Klein Issues Haiti Disaster Capitalism Alert: Stop Them Before They Shock Again
Journalist and author Naomi Klein spoke in New York last night and addressed the crisis in Haiti: “We have to be absolutely clear that this tragedy—which is part natural, part unnatural—must, under no circumstances, be used to, one, further indebt Haiti and, two, to push through unpopular corporatist policies in the interest of our corporations. This is not conspiracy theory. They have done it again and again.”
 
Declaration of the Forum for Food Sovereignty
Rome, 2009
 
The world does not need more of the same medicine
Joint written statement submitted to the Human Rights Council by Foodfirst Information and Action Network (FIAN International), Centre Europe - Tiers Monde (CETIM), ActionAid, Habitat International Coalition (HIC), International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH).
 
Unfair trade and market policies make the Egyptian cotton farmers bear extreme losses
Now, after the farmers were obligated to grow a certain crop, which is cotton in a very large area of land specified by the government, which is more than one third of Behira agrarian lands, they can't find anyone to buy their cotton, and the government has left them alone to face this crisis.
 
The Land is for Farmers
In addition to increasing poverty among farmers, during the past period, the Egyptian government traded in lands owned to the agrarian reform corporation, as a continuance of implementing the markets liberating policies in the field of agriculture. Who will protect farmers rights in the safety of their lands?
 
Farmers Rights and Demands in Egypt
On the occasion of the Egyptian Presidential and People's council elections (september 2005), the LCHR in collaboration with its' farmer partners in the different governorates have prepared the Farmers Document, and we hope that CSOs in Egypt organize campaigns to implement these demands for a better world and a safe and a decent ife for all Egyptians
 
 
 

 

   
 


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