Amid the ongoing COP 26 in Glasgow, the Global People’s Summit (GPS) on Food Systems announced that 565 groups from 78 countries have endorsed its resulting Declaration that calls for people’s rights to just, equitable, healthy, and sustainable food systems and the end of corporate monopoly control.
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As of November 2021, a total of 560 organizations worldwide – 45 global, 25 regional, and 490 country-based – have endorsed the People’s Declaration of the Global People’s Summit on Food Systems. This list is updated regularly.
The Global People’s Summit (GPS) on Food Systems slammed the recently concluded UN Food Systems Summit (UN FSS) for paving the way for greater control of big corporations over global food systems and misleading the people through corporate-led false solutions to hunger and climate change.
The Declaration is the major outcome of the Global People’s Summit on Food Systems for the radical transformation of the current food regimes towards just, equitable, healthy, and sustainable food systems.
The Global People’s Summit on Food Systems, the three-day counter-summit to the UN Food Systems Summit, kicked off on September 21.
Street and online people’s protests against the ‘global corporate food empire’ greeted the opening of the UN Food Systems Summit (UN FSS), as the Global People’s Summit (GPS) on Food Systems launches a Global Day of Action on the third and final day of its counter-summit to the UN FSS happening virtually and in New York today.
With the theme “Resist! End the global corporate food empire!,” the three-day counter-summit is the culmination of activities held since early this year to expose and oppose the control of big corporations over food and agriculture the corporate capture of the UN, as exemplified by the key roles given to Bill Gates and other capitalist-controlled institutions in shaping the UN FSS agenda and outcomes.
Hear more about the current situation, challenges, and efforts of the African people for the radical transformation of our food systems in “Farmers, Not Corporations, Feed Africa,” the Africa regional consultation of the GPS.
Join the online public forum The Future of Food Systems is Indigenous for the sharing of the results of dialogue and consultation about Indigenous Food Systems and Indigenous Peoples rights.
WARNING! Most of the food we eat is grown with the use of toxic pesticides. In fact, 338 pesticides used in the most common food crops are Highly Hazardous, or pose the greatest risks to the environment and human health. Especially the health of farmers who grow our food. Each year, pesticides poison an estimated […]