International Day of Peasant Struggle // Industrial meat production: reshaping the world in its own image
Perspectives from the Global South and the path to an alternative model of sustainable livestock farming
On International Day of Peasant Struggle, we are delighted to launch a new report that focuses on a key threat to the livelihoods and food sovereignty of peasant communities worldwide: the industrial livestock industry. Our new briefing looks at the global impacts of this destructive industry and southern perspectives on alternative, more sustainable models of food production. The briefing summarises the lively discussions and outcomes of three dialogues on unsustainable livestock farming and its alternatives that took place in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Santiago de Chile (Chile) and Bogor (Indonesia) over the past six months. During these dialogues, representatives of CSOs, Indigenous Peoples and community groups came together to share experiences and strategize on how to reduce the impacts of a production model that destroys ecosystems and communities, and increase the resilience of alternative models that sustain the livelihoods of peasant farmers and protect biodiversity.
To explore these issues in more depth please join our webinar series! Upcoming webinars:
- Asia-Pacific regional webinar: April 27th 2020 (TBC)
- African regional webinar: May 4th 2020 (TBC)