La Via Campesina, the global alliance of 200 million peasant farmer families, has been at the forefront of the global “massification” or scaling out of agroecology. Key to this effort is the development of Latin American Institute of Agroecology (IALA) schools which focus on farmer to farmer training and popular education. IALA Guarani is a leading force towards food sovereignty in Paraguay.
On this webinar, we will hear from Peter Rosset, LVC and professor at Colegio de la Frontera Sur-ECOSUR in Chiapas, Mexico. Peter will discuss the history of the Campesino a Campesino movement, LVC’s IALA program and the massification of agroecology.
DATE/TIME: October 25, 1:00 pm EST
DURATION: 45 minutes
*Space is limited, but the webinar will be live streamed via Facebook Live
Peter Rosset is a member of the international secretariat of LVC, where is tasked with accompanying peasant agroecology programs and processes worldwide. His is also a professor of agroecology in the graduate program at El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR) in Chiapas, Mexico.