UN passes first ever declaration for peasant rights

The new declaration protects the rights of peasants, which includes anyone who survives off of artisanal or small-scale agriculture, either for subsistence and/or for the markets. It also includes fishing communities, indigenous people, rural workers, pastoralists and landless agriculture workers. It’s also applied to both individuals as well as collectives. To continue reading, click here.

Mongabay Times | Global | Feb-20-2019