Location

Portland State University

Start Date

4-5-2016 10:00 AM

End Date

4-5-2016 11:30 AM

Subjects

Food sovereignty, Sustainable agriculture, Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Government relations

Description

This research project explores the implications of these developments for indigenous and peasant communities in Chiapas, Mexico, whose food sovereignty depends on the conservation and reproduction of native seeds.

The research project focuses on the following questions:

  1. How do neoliberal policies in the agrarian system impact the food sovereignty of indigenous and peasant communities in the Global South?

  2. How are indigenous and peasant communities in Chiapas contesting neoliberal policies and strengthening their food sovereignty?

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/17163

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May 4th, 10:00 AM May 4th, 11:30 AM

The Dispute Over Seeds: Indigenous and Peasant Struggles for Food Sovereignty in Chiapas, Mexico.

Portland State University

This research project explores the implications of these developments for indigenous and peasant communities in Chiapas, Mexico, whose food sovereignty depends on the conservation and reproduction of native seeds.

The research project focuses on the following questions:

  1. How do neoliberal policies in the agrarian system impact the food sovereignty of indigenous and peasant communities in the Global South?

  2. How are indigenous and peasant communities in Chiapas contesting neoliberal policies and strengthening their food sovereignty?