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Defending Rights

The UN Declaration on Peasant Rights is a massive victory for humanity!

18 Dec, 2018

The Global Forest Coalition celebrates the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas. On 17 December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly in New York approved the UN Declaration with 121 votes by member states in favour, 54 abstentions, and 8 against. We congratulate the almost two decades of work put in by our comrades in social movements and organisations like Via Campesina, Indonesian Peasant Union (SPI), FIAN, CETIM …

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Our food is not your business

6 May, 2017

Alternatives to unsustainable livestock and feedstock farming and the current corporate free trade model This briefing paper aims to contribute to the many ongoing efforts, actions, and discussions on alternatives…

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Sustainable Development Goals and Gender

8 Mar, 2017

This international Women’s Day, GFC joins in solidarity with partners and women’s groups to defend women’s rights and gender equality worldwide. We also acknowledge that with recent times women still…

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National CCRI workshops held in Africa

22 Feb, 2017

By Kureeba David* The Global Forest Coalition, in partnership with host Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) institutions in selected countries, organised three national workshops on CCRI in Africa at the…

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