Event Title

Food Sovereignty and the Roots of Migration: Defending Corn and Culture in Oaxaca

Speaker

Eleazar Garcia

Streaming Media

Description

In the face of NAFTA and migraton, CEDICAM works with over 1,500 vilagers in 12 communities and accompanies them in sharing knowledge, skills and methods which preserve the cuntryside and livelihoods, and offer a greater level of food sovereignty to some of Oaxaca's most marginalized people. CEDICAM projects have planted over a million native trees and launched model rain catchments programs for family use and that recharge the aquifers feeding thhe mountain springs on which Mixteca communities depend.

About the Lecturer: Eleazar Garcia, indigenous campesino from the Mixteca region of Oaxaca; founding member of the Center for Integral Development of the Campesino of the Mixteca Alta (CEDICAM).

Document Type

Event

Start Date

7-12-2011 12:00 PM

End Date

7-12-2011 1:00 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

NAFTA, CEDICAM

Rights

This resources is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws.

Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Dec 7th, 12:00 PM Dec 7th, 1:00 PM

Food Sovereignty and the Roots of Migration: Defending Corn and Culture in Oaxaca

Fairhaven College Auditorium

In the face of NAFTA and migraton, CEDICAM works with over 1,500 vilagers in 12 communities and accompanies them in sharing knowledge, skills and methods which preserve the cuntryside and livelihoods, and offer a greater level of food sovereignty to some of Oaxaca's most marginalized people. CEDICAM projects have planted over a million native trees and launched model rain catchments programs for family use and that recharge the aquifers feeding thhe mountain springs on which Mixteca communities depend.

About the Lecturer: Eleazar Garcia, indigenous campesino from the Mixteca region of Oaxaca; founding member of the Center for Integral Development of the Campesino of the Mixteca Alta (CEDICAM).