Monthly Archives: September 2016

Oct 13: Silent Land

In Cambodia, more and more fertile land is being taken by big Industrial agriculture. Family farmers (peasants) are fighting for their land rights in order to contribute to the food sovereignty in their country. Who has the answer to feed … Continue reading

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Naar een beter voedsel- EN landbouwbeleid

Vorig najaar (nog onder staatssecretaris Dijksma en ondertekend door minister Ploumen) stuurde de regering een brief aan de Tweede Kamer over het voedselbeleid (download hier). Daarin werden het bedrijfsleven, consumenten en maatschappelijke organisaties uitgenodigd om de voedselagenda van het kabinet verder vorm te … Continue reading

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Oct 5: Child Labour Control in Cocoa Production, Ghana – Documentary and Discussion

Boerengroep presents our new intern: Alex Adu Gyamfi, master student of Development and Rural Innovation (MDR). As an agricultural extensionist from Ghana, Alex wants to raise awarenes about child labour in agriculture (cocoa production). “Child labour has been an international concern because … Continue reading

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A message from Aleida Guevara

Aleida Guevara, intellectual activist and daughter of Che Guevara, spoke about solidarity, the need to support peasants and indigenous peoples, and the importance of science, last weekend in Belgium. The different types of knowledge (academic social science, natural science, indigenous knowledge, … Continue reading

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