Publications

Towards food sovereignty: Reclaiming autonomous food systems

January 14th, 2009

Towards Food Sovereignty is an online book with linked video and audio files. The first four chapters, available here, begin to describe the ecological basis of food and agriculture, the social and environmental costs of modern food systems, and the policy reversals needed to democratize food systems. The video and audio clips show farmers, indigenous peoples and consumers all working to promote food sovereignty, it highlights the importance of locally controlled food systems to sustain both people and nature.

Please have a look at the document:
www.iied.org/natural-resources/key-issues/biodiversity-and-conservation/towards-food-sovereignty-reclaiming-autonomous-food-systems