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Via Campesina
The Via Campesina is an international movement that co-ordinates movements and organisations of peasants, small and medium-sized producers, peasants, small craft-workers indigenous communities and agricultural workers and defends the basic interests of these sectors. It is an autonomous, pluralist movement, independent of any political, economic, or other type of affiliation. It is composed of national and regional representative organisations, indigenous communities and agricultural workers, whose autonomy will be strictly respected. The principal objective of Via Campesina is to develop solidarity and unity in the diversity among small farmer organisations, in order to promote economic relations of equality and social justice; the preservation of land; food sovereignty; sustainable agricultural production; and an equality based on small and medium-sized producers.

Website: www.viacampesina.org [new window]

Via Campesina
International Operative Secretariat (IOS)
Jl. Mampang Prapatan XIV No. 5
Jakarta Selatan
DKI Jakarta
Indonesia 12790

Website: viacampesina@viacampesina.org

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