Must the Amazon burn?

(In english below)

Conversation and mingling - food sovereignty and sustainable food production.

During an hour-long seminar, we will talk about why the Amazon is on fire and how it is connected with the expansion of the industrial agricultural model. Our guests have an alternative model that puts ecological and social sustainability in focus.

In connection with International Food Sovereignty Day, the network welcomes The power over the food together with FUF for conversations and mingling with guests from MST and CETAP in Brazil.

Francisco "Toninho" Antonio Pereira from the Movement for the Landless, Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST) comes from the state of Ceará in northeastern Brazil and has been active in MST for 22 years. Today he has a leading position in the movement and works with the political organization of the settlements.

Alvir Longhi is a family farmer and has been working as an advisor in the agricultural organization CETAP since 2000. Alvir's work focuses on promoting the development of social processes that contribute to a fairer food production system and commercialization.

The network The power over the food consists of the Africa groups, FIAN Sweden, the Earth of the Future, Friends of the Earth, the Latin American groups, the Swedish Smallholders' Association and the Swallows India Bangladesh.

The conversation will be held in Portuguese with interpretation into English. The doors open at 17:30 and the conversation takes place between 18:00 - 19:00. Then time for mingling and dinner (for those who want) 20:00. Do you want to have dinner with the guests from Brazil and representatives from the network? Menu can be found here: https://whippetlab.se/menus/. Book through nicole.adana@sal.se

The seminar is organized in collaboration with Whippet Lab & Social Justice Club and with the support of Latin America in Focus. The call will be filmed.

Welcome!

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Conversation and mingle - food sovereignty and sustainable food production.

During a one hour seminar we will talk about why the Amazon is in flames and how it is related to the expansion of the industrial agricultural model. Our guests have an alternative model which puts ecological and social sustainability in focus.

In the context of the International Day for Food Sovereignty the network The power over the food together with FUF welcomes you to a conversation with guests from MST and CETAP in Brazil.

Franisco “Toninho” Antonio Pereira from the Landless people's movement (MST) is from Ceará in northeastern Brazil and has been active in MST for 22 years. Today he has a leading position in the movement and works with the political organization of the camps.

Alvir Longhi is a family farmer and works since 2000 as an advisor for the agricultural organization CETAP. Alvir's work focuses on supporting the development of social processes which contribute to a more just food production system and the commercialization.

The conversation will be held in Portuguese with translation to English. Doors open at 17:30 and the conversation will take place between 18: 00-19: 00, followed by mingle and dinner (for those who want) at 20:00. Would you like to have dinner with the guests from Brazil and with representatives from the network? The menu is found here: https://whippetlab.se/menus/ Book by emailing Nicole.adana@sal.se

The conversation will be filmed.

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