Invited presentation on "Food sovereignty as a social and political frame-work for change" by Dr. Giuliano Martiniello

​​Dr. Giuliano Martiniello, RCODE Chair, participated in the Second Arab Watch Expert Meeting: The Right to Food, organized by the Network of Arab NGOs for Development (ANND), September 6-7, 2018 in Bristol Hotel, Beirut.

The workshop was intended to discuss the theoretical and empirical coordinates of the Arab Watch report, to be published in 2019. Dr. Martiniello, contributor to the report, was invited to discuss the prospects and challenges of food sovereignty and agro-ecology paradigms in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as alternative epistemologies to the current dominance of corporate-driven global agribusiness.

During his presentation “Food sovereignty as a social and political framework for change”, Dr. Martiniello explored the current food insecurity, the region’s dependencies, and its current political instability and ecological devastation. In the context of increased soil deterioration, water scarcity, and climate change, the workshop explored possible pathways for reducing the regional vulnerability to natural hazards and for increasing farme​r resilience.


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