Nutritious Food
is a Human Right.
Nutritious Food
is a
Human Right.
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“Conveniency” for Mills and Dams in America – Reflections from the First Continental Encounter of People Affected by Dams (MAR)

 
 
“Our struggle is against the private appropriation of our riches” – Sonia Mara, Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil (MAB)
 
Last September, my colleague Saulo Araujo and I traveled from the Northeast of Turtle Island (currently known as the United States) to Panama City to

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Statement from WhyHunger on the Unwarranted SNAP Requirements

Statement from WhyHunger on the Unwarranted SNAP Requirements
New York (December 4, 2019) – Noreen Springstead, executive director of WhyHunger, issued the following statement regarding the tightening of work requirements for SNAP assistance by the Trump administration:
“Today’s announcement to end food stamps benefits for 755,000 Americans is nothing

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Perspectives: The Fight for Food Sovereignty in Zimbabwe

by Saulo Araujo & Joao Fonseca
 
 
 
 
 
 
As part of the blog series “Perspectives”, WhyHunger staff interviewed Ndabezinhle Nyoni and Nelson Mudzingwa from the Zimbabwe Smallholder Organic Farmers’ Forum/La Via Campesina. ZIMSOFF is a grassroots organization dedicated to advancing agroecological practices among rural families in

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