Commons as New Narrative to Enrich the Food Sovereignty and Right to Food Claims
* Report: Commons and 'Commoning': A 'New' Old Narrative to Enrich the Food Sovereignty and Right to Food Claims By Tomaso Ferrando and Jose Luis Vivero-Pol. Right to Food and Nutrition (.org), 2017
"Over the last ten years, Watch readers have become familiar with the consequences of the capitalist economic model: from the depletion of natural resources to climate change, and from the concentration of wealth to the corporate capture of our food system. Despite a decade of mobilizations and struggles, we continue to witness the effects of capitalism’s appropriation and transformation of nature: the enclosure of land, the rapid disappearance of small-scale farming, the privatization of customary fishing rights, the misappropriation of seeds, deforestation to cultivate cash crops for industrial long food chains, the gradual extinction of biodiversity, human-induced pollution, meal impoverishment, nutrient-poor ultraprocessed foods, and widespread famines, to name but a few."