2014 Education campaign resources

  • Sources

    Report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, Final report: The transformative potential of the right to food, 24 January 2014

    Our Seeds, Our Future, La Via Campesina Notebook Number 6, Jakarta, June 2013

    The National Catholic Rural Life Conference, Food Security and Economic Justice Study Guide, 2011

    CIDSE, Agriculture: from Problem to Solution, Achieving the Right to Food in a Climate-Constrained World, October 2012

    Canadian Foodgrains Bank, A Voice at the Table: A guide to ending hunger through advocacy

    USC Canada

    Fruit of the Earth and Work of Human Hands: 25th Anniversary Reflection on the Ontario Bishops’ 1989 Pastoral Letter, the People and the Land, Lent 2014

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)  

    Food Secure Canada, Resetting the Table: A People’s Food Policy for Canada

  • Our network and other organizations

    To learn what other organizations and our network are doing to end hunger and promote food justice, visit their websites:

    CAFOD is the official Catholic aid agency for England and Wales, and who lead a Hungry for change campaign: http://www.cafod.org.uk/Campaign/Get-clued-up/Food

    Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN), Collaborative campaigning for food sovereignty and environmental justice: http://www.cban.ca/

    Canadian Food Grains Bank is a partnership of 15 Canadian churches and church-based agencies, including Development and Peace, who are working together to end global hunger: www.cfgb.org

    Caritas Internationalis launched the “One Human Family, Food for All” campaign with the goal of ending global hunger by 2025: www.food.caritas.org.

    CIDSE is an international alliance of Catholic development agencies, including Development and Peace, who are working together for global justice, including food justice: http://www.cidse.org/just-food/food-governance.html

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) marks the International Year of Family Farming: http://www.fao.org/family-farming-2014/en/

    Food Secure Canada is a Canadian grassroots alliance for food security and food sovereignty, here in Canada and internationally: www.foodsecurecanada.org.

    GRAIN is an international organisation that works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems: http://www.grain.org/

    Olivier de Schutter, former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Foodhttp://www.srfood.org/

    USC Canada focusses their work on the rights of small-scale farmers in the Global South and on seed biodiversity. www.usc-canada.org.

    Via Campesina is a global movement of small family farmers and peasants who are calling for food sovereignty: www.viacampesina.org.