Food First: Defending Sustainable Agriculture

Food First: Defending Sustainable Agriculture

For decades CoR ally Food First has been a leading voice in the movement to defend local agriculture from the predatory agribusiness industry. We support their efforts to amplify the voices of grassroots organizations across Africa, which are offering alternatives to the policies prescribed by the biggest governments and financial institutions.

The Global Food Crisis of 2011

2011 has again brought food price hikes and localized shortages. Raj Patel, a fellow at CoR-supported Food First, was interviewed on WNYC radio and discussed the shape of the global food crisis that we are facing for the second time in just a few years.

Health Education in Middle Eastern Refugee Camps

Cultures of Resistance is proud to support the work of American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA). Their commitment to using creative expression in food education in refugee communities is exemplary of CoR's values. Read more about how ANERA employs music, dance, and theater to provide far more than vital immediate care.

Agricultural Education for Afghan Widows

CoR ally PARSA's projects around Afghanistan all have as their common purpose to help women improve their own livelihoods. The Widows Garden project helps the many thousands who have lost their husbands to rebuild their lives and support their families.


Food Issues: Fair Trade

Cultures of Resistance supports efforts to make trade fair and to ensure that farmers and other producers in the global South receive just wages for their work.


Doctors Without Borders: Reform Food Aid

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has for decades been on the forefront of international emergency medical aid. Cultures of Resistance supports MSF's new multimedia campaign, "Starved for Attention," which sheds light on the millions of children without adequate diets and the flaws of the international food aid system.

Food Issues: Food & Sustainability

Until quite recently, farming had not changed much for thousands of years. Human and animal power was responsible for tilling the soil and harvesting crops, and nearly all food was produced in close proximity to where it was consumed. A number of developments in the twentieth century changed all that.


Slow Food in Africa

Africa is home to many vibrant efforts to strengthen food sovereignty and protect indigenous cuisines from multinational agribusiness. Join Cultures of Resistance and the Slow Food movement in supporting these campaigns.
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