Free trade and global market failures call for serious implementation of food sovereignty measures

As world hunger continues to be a persistent problem, the food security model favoured by capitalist food systems has become a proven failure. The proposed alternative? Food sovereignty, which favours small scale, local food production.

LONDON Oct 17 (Reuters) – UK anti-poverty charity War on Want appealed on Monday for a new food system which favours small growers in the struggle against world hunger.

In a report entitled “Food Sovereignty: Reclaiming the global food system”, it said it had formed partnerships with farmers’ groups across the world to promote “food sovereignty” as an alternative to an approach which it said had contributed to hunger among hundreds of millions of people.

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