IMC-Africa Perspectives

Date: Dec-09-2011
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Food Sovereignty and Food rebellions: two must read by Fahamu Books

Fahamu Books and Pambazuka Press recommend the following readings on food sovereignty, a radical alternative to adapt to climate change:

Food Sovereignty
Reconnecting Food, Nature and Community
Edited by Annette Aurélie Desmarais, Nettie Wiebe, Hannah Wittman

To learn more about "a new and radical agricultural practice – food sovereignty – which puts control in the hands of those who are both hungry and produce the world's food – peasants and family farmers – rather than corporate executives."
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Dec-09-2011 mofagio
The "Road to Rio".

Click on the following blog posts for photos, video and other coverage of the Global Justice Ecology Project press conference today condemning the Green Economy and calling for a blockade of the "Road to Rio".

COP 17: Global Leaders Powerfully Denounce Green Economy; Expose its impacts on peoples and ecosystems

UN Security Ejects Youth Delegate Dressed as Uncle Sam Clown; Tells Journalists to Delete Photos

Corporate Clown Cast Out of Climate Circus

http://www....

Dec-09-2011 motho
Date: Dec-08-2011
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Highlights of Video clips from Durban: Global Project (Italian)

http://www.globalproject.info/it/mondi/Durban-Interviste-sulla-situazion...

Dec-08-2011 motho
Date: Dec-06-2011
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COP17 and Rural youth

Malungisa Youth Development (MYD) as part of rural community’s has taped – in, to sense – in peoples views about COP17. Actually it a global community concern but it is being addressed in a dictatorship approach through limitations. General people didn’t got a space to contribute in decision making process since its framed in political manner. That raise some questions : who represent who and how? As MYD we are not representing concerns but we are part of the concerns, our contribution since we produce media with the aim of getting another side of the story based on what is taking place....

Dec-06-2011 usiko
Date: Dec-05-2011
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Over come the blame work as united:civil soceity global movement

As the civil soceity groups we need to understand the picture about the capitalism.The poor must have standard of living and the rich must account where and how did the get rich in the expenses of the others.

Cop17 with civil soceity groups most had move out and gone back to their home,but expect justice on climate change/COp17.The 3rd of December a big Global day of action was embarked,but few days later on the 5th they was a protest but few civil soceity groups showed up.to figh the capitalism we need more effort from the civil soceity groups.With matter of capitalism we can over...

Dec-05-2011 NdumisoSondezi
Navigating the inside/ outside of events & sessions around the COP17

Hey folks! for those interested in exploring the activities inside the negotiations at the ICC; a good friend provided these useful sites for a sense of how the proccess is moving along.

[*] www.climatejusticeonline.org

[*] www.wehavefaithactnow.org

[*] http://www.iisd.ca/climate/cop17

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Dec-05-2011 motho
Date: Dec-04-2011
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ALLIANCE FOR FOOD SOVEREIGNITY IN AFRICA LAUNCH (AFSA) in DURBAN

http://www.africanbiodiversity.org/content/cop_17_meeting_and_alliance_f...
Background

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) is an alliance of networks that aims to strengthen the already existing and growing food sovereignty movement in Africa. The Pan African platform comprises networks and farmer organisations working in Africa...

Dec-04-2011 mofagio
Time to Occupy Durban's COP17 climate summit by Patrick Bond

Patrick Bond makes the case for the occupation of Durban during the COP17 summit, due to take place in the city between 28 November and 9 December.
http://www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features/78170

There they fell during 2011, one after the other in past-their-prime domino descent: Zine El Abidine Ben Ali from Tunis, Hosni Mubarak from Cairo, Dominique Strauss-Kahn from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Muammar Gaddafi from Tripoli, Georgios...

Dec-04-2011 mofagio
Date: Mar-13-2011
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Photographs of the IMC-Africa


Ross, Joseph, Stella, and Chichi are making connections with social media


Video editing by Moussa and Mamadou after a day covering events at the World Social Forum.


Group shot at the IMC-Africa in Dakar

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Mar-13-2011 mallory
Date: Feb-27-2011
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Soon-to-be Indymedia Radio Station in Mali (Translation of Radio Indymedia bientôt au Mali by Sekou Diawara)

After the World Social Forum in Dakar, radio WORT U.S. provided equipment for a community radio to the delegation of Mali-Indymedia. Sphinx and Nicole were designated to accompany the delegation of Mali to host a workshop for assembling the radio station. Here's the story of the journey Nicole shared upon her return to Dakar

On February 15, 2011 at 5 o'clock in the morning, Indymedia-Mali left Dakar for Bamako by bus. We spent the night at the border between Mali and Senegal.

17 February 2011 at 5:00 p.m, there was a meeting of different groups and associations involved in...

Feb-27-2011 nicolehummel