Food Sovereignty is the right of the world’s peoples to produce and to consume healthy food. Food cannot be reduced to a commodity in the hands of the transnational corporations.
The international peasant and family farmer movement, La Via (...)
Brussels/Cologne, 11 October 2014
* European action day: citizens in 22 countries demand "Stop TTIP, CETA and TiSA"
* Warning signal to designated Trade Commissioner Malmström and European Parliament
From Helsinki to Granada, from Brest to Bucharest: On a European day of action against the free trade agreements TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement/EU-Canada) and TiSA (Trade in Services Agreement), thousands of citizens (...)
European Coordination Via Campesina (ECVC) supports the European decentralized day of mobilization against TTIP on the 11th of October.
Food safety is one of the key contentious issues in the agricultural sector, together with the promotion of competition.
The UE hygiene standards and labelling that allow us to trace food to its origin and to refuse the use of growth and milk hormones, and that also ban the use of some pesticides in Europe "are in serious danger from idea of the (...)
In the frame of a project co-financed by the EU, DG Agriculture and Rural Development, European Coordination Via Campesina – ECVC – organizes in Brussels on October 29th 2014, two events to raise the public awareness on the importance of peasant family farming for a sustainable food system.