Solidarity Actions

Open letter to policy makers: No new science-policy interface for food systems

A guest post from Academics following the UN Food Systems Summit. Read more online here. Open letter to policy makers: No new science-policy interface for food systems La versión en español está aquí.La version en français est ici. Science-policy interfaces consist of groups of experts who present the latest scientific thinking to governments to support …

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UN Food System Summit Plants Corporate Solutions and Plows Under People’s Knowledge

This is an invited post: a brief prepared by academics following the UN Food Systems Summit and committed to critical analysis and public education. Download a pdf of this brief here. Setting the scene The UN Food Systems Summit (FSS) aims to identify solutions and advance action to make progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. …

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Mobilization to Challenge UN Food Systems Summit

Earlier this year, ARC circulated a Scientists’ Boycott the UN Food Systems Summit Letter, which has received ~240 signatures from scientists, researchers, and scholar-activists across the social and natural sciences (Spanish here). In solidarity with movements around the world, we challenge the summit’s exclusive governance approach and market-friendly orientation, which undercuts longstanding work by farmers, …

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Científicos Boicotean la Cumbre de los Sistemas Alimentarios de la ONU, 2021

Together, we build….strong objectivity. That is, we build fragile and increasingly sturdy contact zones where diverse knowledges dialogue. – Michelle Fine, Distinguished Professor at The City University of New York and cofounder of The Public Science Project PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA 4/15/2021 CONTACTO agroecologyresearchaction@gmail.com En respuesta a las crisis de hambre, obesidad y la insostenibilidad de …

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Scientists Boycott the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit

Together, we build….strong objectivity. That is, we build fragile and increasingly sturdy contact zones where diverse knowledges dialogue. – Michelle Fine, Distinguished Professor at The City University of New York and cofounder of The Public Science Project FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/15/2021 CONTACT INFORMATION agroecologyresearchaction@gmail.com In response to crises of hunger, obesity, and unsustainable food systems, …

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Letter from academics, scientists & researchers expressing concern regarding FAO’s announcement of plans to forge a new strategic partnership with CropLife International

19 November 2020 Director-General Qu DongyuUN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)Viale delle Terme di Caracalla00153 Rome, Italy Dear Director General Qu,  We write as 286 scientists, researchers and academics to express our deep concern over your recently announced plans to “renew and strengthen” the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s alliance with CropLife International — the trade …

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U.S. Farmers Call Out U.S. Ambassador for Pushing Agribusiness Agenda and Attacking Agroecology at the United Nations

A national alliance of farmers, workers, and fishers says agroecology and the human right to food are needed now more than ever to stop climate change and ensure that everyone has access to healthy, nutritious food For Immediate ReleaseOctober 1, 2020 Contact:Jordan Treakle, 202-543-5675, jordan@nffc.netAhna Kruzic, 510-927-5379, ahna@panna.org The U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA), a …

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