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

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The Women’s Commission of the Via Campesina has a poster of Margarita Murillo. A family farmer and member of the Women’s Commission, Margarita was killed last year after many years of receiving death...
Shejaia - one year after bombing
One year ago today, the 51-day campaign of bombing, tank fire and all-out destruction by the Israeli military on Gaza finally ended. The 51 days of darkness euphemistically dubbed “Operation...
A longtime partner of Grassroots International, the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) is the first member of LaVia Campesina from the Middle East. UAWC has received several awards for...
Since 1994, August 9 has been dedicated as the UN’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. The primary purpose of this commemorative day is to help promote and protect the rights of...
The challenges faced by indigenous peoples often transcend geographical location, so it’s not surprising that indigenous groups in India and Brazil share similar stories of oppression and strife.
The United States occupation of Haiti, enforced by the U.S. Marines, officially began on July 28, 1915 after six months of military engagement ostensibly to protect their citizens from civil unrest...