Nnimmo is the founder of HOME (Health of Mother Earth Foundation) and on ETC’s Board of Trustees. He also is a receipient of the Right Livelihood Award, given to people and organizations that have ‘found practical solutions to the root causes of global problems’.
By Resilience.org Staff, Resilience.org
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By Pat Mooney, Nnimmo Bassey, New Internationalist
The solution for both climate and food sovereignty is to dismantle the global industrial agri-food system (which we call the ‘industrial food chain’) and for governments to give more space to the already growing and resilient ‘peasant food web’ – the interlinked network of small-scale farmers, livestock-keepers, pastoralists, hunters and gatherers, fishers and urban producers who, our research shows, already feed most of the world.