Advancing the human right to land, water and food around the world through strategic grantmaking and advocacy.

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Looking back at our work over the past year
Working around the world to reclaim the right to seeds and to a dignified life
Advancing powerful and effective strategies to feed the planet and limit the damages wrought by industrial agriculture
Strengthening indigenous women’s lives and communities, one garden at a time
Placing the rights of people and communities ahead of corporate interests
Looking at the impact of the Occupation, settlements and the Separation Wall

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Grassroots international joins with our partners at the Via Campesina in denouncing violence of all kinds against women -- including personal and structural. No woman should fear to live in her home...
Human rights campaigner Chung-Wha Hong will soon join the Boston-based global justice organization Grassroots International as Executive Director. Chung-Wha served most recently as the executive...
Occupy our Seeds, photo by FTA Watch
What could be more routine than saving seeds from one season to the next? After all, that is how we grow crops on our farms and in our gardens. Yet from Guatemala to Ghana, from Mozambique to...
Farmers have worked the rugged land in Western Africa for generations, moving seasonally from field to forest for food and livelihood. While life was never easy, the community worked together, in...
On October 15, 2014 Ali Abd El Rahman  accepted the 2014 Food Sovereignty Prize on behalf of the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC). UAWC shares the prize with Community to Community...
When Maria and Rubem dos Santos were pushed off their land in northeast Brazil to make way for a sugar cane plantation, their lives changed forever. In previous years, the family supported itself by...