"We are the land, and the land is us"
“While plant and breed varieties circulate around the globe in the form of genetic data more freely than ever, in some countries the traditional physical exchange of real seeds is becoming a crime&quo
“Our privatized pension systems in the north are destroying the future of people in other parts of the world.”
"The world is facing a huge agrarian problem, which is leading to dire environmental destruction and rising rates of hunger and malnutrition. We have no choice but to change the system.”
“The treaty represents the hope to put an end to the architecture of corporate abuse and impunity, which currently drags communities and the environment down into helplessness and destruction.”
“Our lives are determined by the plantations. Where we live, how much we earn, and what we can cook at home. They even decide the dates of our marriage. Self-determination? We don’t know what it is.”