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Food Sovereignty: Local Struggles, Global Movement

Thursday, May 28, 2015
12:00 AM
Dana Building, 440 Church Street, Ann Arbor

Food Sovereignty is a conceptualization of world problems in food and agriculture that emerges from peasant farmers, fishers, and farmworkers.

Food Sovereignty is a conceptualization of world problems in food and agriculture that emerges from peasant farmers, fishers, and farmworkers. Emphasizing social equity rather than production and profit at its core, the conceptualization emerges from the international peasant umbrella organization, La Via Campesina. This Michigan Meeting will engage the scholarly community in analyzing all aspects of this new movement.

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The Sustainable Food Systems Initiative is the primary U-M organizer.