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Unsustainable Livestock Production

New briefing: Agroecological alternatives to industrial livestock production

1 Dec, 2019

Case studies compiled recently by Global Forest Coalition (GFC) members and allies in Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Paraguay underline how big agribusiness is given free-reign over land and the lives of peasant farmers and Indigenous Peoples. These examples help to deconstruct the myth that large-scale, industrial agriculture is “feeding the world”, and that it is compatible with other more sustainable and equitable forms of food production. One model clearly comes at the expense of the other. Forests and other important …

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The Chaco under attack

16 Oct, 2018

A photoessay about indigenous communities in the Chaco region of Paraguay, and their existence in a landscape under threat by agribusiness and international trade policies. By Fernando Franceschelli and Ines…

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Guahory women fight for the earth

16 Oct, 2018

A World Food Sovereignty Day photo-essay about the impacts of toxic agribusiness in Paraguay and the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement By Fernando Franceschelli and Ines Franceschelli, Henoi and Global Forest…

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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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