Nutritious Food
is a Human Right.
Nutritious Food
is a
Human Right.
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WhyHunger Statement on Justice for George Floyd

          Tuesday’s convictions for the murder of George Floyd marked a critical moment of accountability for Mr. Floyd’s family and for the millions of people around the globe who spoke out to demand justice in response to his brutal, public murder at the hands of former […]

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En Defensa del Maíz: Una mirada a la decisión de México de eliminar las importaciones de maíz transgénico

Read in English Por Jusleen Basra “El maíz es el elemento central de la forma de vida de las comunidades indígenas. Podríamos decir que el maíz es el corazón de las culturas de Mesoamérica. Entonces el maíz lo encontramos en muchas de las manifestaciones culturales de nuestros pueblos y por […]

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In Defense of Corn: A Look into Mexico’s Decision to Phase Out GM Corn Imports

Leer en Español by Jusleen Basra “Corn is the central element of the Indigenous communities’ way of life. We could say that corn is the heart of Mesoamerican cultures … [it] is found in many of the cultural manifestations of our people and that is why it is very important […]

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