The University of Sydney was looking for people to get involved in a project to determine whether inequalities exist in the accessibility of farmers markets across NSW and to determine whether the price of fruit and vegetables sold at these markets are higher compared to other retail outlets, in August 2010.
This paper by Nick Rose explains what food sovereignty is and why it is relevant to Australia. There is a crucial distinction between Food Security and Food Sovereignty. Food Security is concerned with ensuring adequate access to food for all, but it…
Recent statement from the US Social Forum held in Detroit in July 2010.
In August 2010, the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance produced a letter supporting the participation of the social enterprise and small food business sector, as well as the community food sector, in the development of a national policy on food. The letter has been circulated and a number of organisations and individuals active in food systems, […]
June 22, 2010 BRUSSELS – On 21 and 22 June 2010, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter, convened an international seminar aiming to take stock of the potential of agroecological approaches (agroforestry, mixed crop-livestock, biological pest control, intercropping, etc.) to meet global food security and save climate in 2050. […]