Via Campesina

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Via Campesina describes itself as "an international movement which coordinates peasant organizations of small and middle-scale producers, agricultural workers, rural women, and indigenous communities from Asia, Africa, The Americas, and Europe". They advocate family-farm-based sustainable agriculture and were the group that first coined the term "food sovereignty". Probably their best known spokesperson is the French farmer José Bové.

The Headquarter office of Via campesina is now in Djakarta, Indonesia. Henry Saragih is the International Operative Secretary.

Organized worldwide into eight regions, the group has members throughout the world.

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