Ben O’Hanlon is Senior International Programmes Officer (Food Justice) at War on Want.
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Friday, April 15, 2016
Fighting for Food and the Global Struggle of Farmers
This 17 April is the 20th annual International Day of Peasants’ and Farmers’ Struggle. It is also a solemn reminder of the risks that millions of farmers face in their seemingly innocuous ambition to simply grow and sell food. Twenty years ago, on 17 April 1996, 19 farmers, members of the country’s...