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Food Sovereignty and Land Grabs In Africa

October 7, 2010 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Food Sovereignty and Land Grabs In Africa

man and woman on farm

Making food available for all without damaging the environment is one of the most important global challenges for the 21st century. Using scarce land to grow fuel for cars leaves communities at risk and puts the planet in peril.

Please join us for this panel discussion on the right to food, access to land, and the power of communities to determine thier own future.


  • Mamadou Goita, Director of a Food Security Program in Bamako/Mali
  • Rachel Smolker, Biofuel Watch
  • Matt Kavanagh, Health Gap
  • Luis Sitoi, Embassy of Mozambique (invited)

Moderated by Emira Woods, Co-Director of IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus

Co-Sponsors: IPS’ FPIF, Africa Action, Transafrica Forum

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October 7, 2010
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
1619 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Rome Building Room 200
Washington, DC United States
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