Advancing the human right to land, water and food around the world through strategic grantmaking and advocacy.

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Placing the rights of people and communities ahead of corporate interests
Looking back at our work over the past year
Advancing powerful and effective strategies to feed the planet and limit the damages wrought by industrial agriculture
Looking at the impact of the Occupation, settlements and the Separation Wall
Strengthening indigenous women’s lives and communities, one garden at a time
Working around the world to reclaim the right to seeds and to a dignified life

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For several months brave activists and residents have built protest tents outside of the Jerusalem gate in  Eizaria.  The Israeli military has destroyed their tents 11 times—but each time...
In August, five young men showed up at Soul Fire Farm, a sustainable farm near Albany, New York, where I work as educator and food justice coordinator. It was the first day of a new restorative...
According to our partner the Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB), approximately 10,000 families in the city of Altamira in Brazil will be directly affected by the flooding and subsequent lake...
Photo of Yazmin Lopez
Grassroots International celebrates the courageous work of frontline women defending the human rights of peasant and indigenous women around the world. One of these women is Yazmín López, a national...
Quilombo village, Itaóca, by Luis Eduardo Tavares
The long-standing Afro-Brazilian, or Quilombola, village of Tambor, Amazonia received a nasty surprise last year. A federal judge sent notice, from his office 3,600 kilometers away in Brazil’s...
Logo for Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity
The following is an article on a recent event in New York City co-sponsored by United Methodist Women which brought women from around the globe to exchange information on women’s rights and the...