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  • Lilian Rocio Quingaluisa

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    2014 was declared by the United Nations at the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) to draw attention to the 2.5 billion family famers who produce over 70% of the...
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  • This past World Food Day, Thursday, October 16th, thousands of citizens in Ecuad... October 22, 2014
    This past World Food Day, Thursday, October 16th, thousands of citizens in Ecuador gathered in Guayaquil for the National Festival of Food Sovereignty. As part of this event, Groundswell’s partner EkoRural joined the broader memberships of the Colectivo Nacional Agroecológico in launching the ambitious "250 thousand families!” — a five-year campaign to recruit 5% of […]

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Today is World Food Day, a global day of action to address hunger and celebrate the heroes working to eradicate it. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates 805 million people around the world are hungry, or food insecure–they do not have enough food to lead a healthy, active life. More than 70 percent of Continue Reading...