, Volume 54, Issue 1, pp 21–30

Food Sovereignty and Alternative Paradigms to Confront Land Grabbing and the Food and Climate Crises

  • Peter Rosset
Thematic Section


In the contemporary world we face a systemic crisis where multiple dimensions converge, including an economic crisis, a financial crisis, a climate crisis, an energy crisis, a food crisis, and runaway land grabbing. Peter Rosset argues for a paradigm shift toward food sovereignty based on genuine agrarian reform and sustainable peasant agriculture, which he sees as the only way to address the multiple crises.


La Via Campesina food sovereignty food crisis agrarian reform 

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  • Peter Rosset

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