Kirtana Chandrasekaran

Kirtana Chandrasekaran is food sovereignty program coordinator at Friends of the Earth International.

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Sunday, October 16, 2016
We Need an Agroecological Revolution—So Why Are Governments Investing in Agribusiness?
Agriculture is under pressure to perform on this World Food Day. As governments pay lip service to combatting climate change in the Paris Agreement, few of them are taking the real action necessary to reduce emissions. While just this month Hurricane Matthew, almost certainly made worse by climate...
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Monday, June 01, 2015
People Should Control the Food System, Not Corporations
For those among us interested in how we can feed the world, we would recommend a visit to the alternative People's EXPO instead of the official Milan (Italy) EXPO 2015, a massive exhibition supposedly aimed at bringing the global community together to 'make progress on issues of international...
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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Small Scale Food Producers are the Solution to the Global Food Crisis
ROME, Italy – Today, World Food Day, we are confronted with the failure of our global food system: 805 million people are going hungry while obesity affects over 2 billion of us. The hungry are mostly the rural poor living in developing countries, predominantly peasants and other small-scale food...
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