Towards food sovereignty : retaining autonomous food systems

Posted by Jennifer Eidelman | 31 May, 2010


Food Sovereignty‘Towards Food Sovereignty’ is an online book with full color photo illustrations and linked video and audio files. It describes 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 photos, video clips and audio recordings show farmers, pastoralists, indigenous peoples, fisherfolk, food workers and consumers all working to promote food sovereignty - highlighting the importance of locally controlled and diverse food systems to sustain both people and nature.

NOW AVAILABLE: Part I (chapters 1-3), Part II (chapter 4) and chapters 5 and 7 of Part III are available for download.

http://www.iied.org/natural-resources/key-issues/food-and-agriculture/multimedia-publication-towards-food-sovereignty-re