We are pleased to welcome Declan Allison from Friends of the Earth as a guest contributor today. Following on from the previous post on the Right to Food Declan discusses one of the major barriers to the realisation of this right – food prices. The end of cheap food? I was watching a clip of arch…Continue reading The end of cheap food?
This piece, as part of the 2011 Blog Action Day on Food will examine how our food choices affect the rights of others. In particular it will look at how supermarkets are contributing to the denial of the rights of their producers and suppliers in the developing world, and what we can do about…Continue reading The power of food
Today, Sunday 16th October, is UN World Food Day. It is also this year’s Blog Action Day, which means that bloggers around the world will participate in a global conversation about one particular theme – and fittingly enough today’s theme is Food. Rights NI have decided to participate in this global day of literary action…Continue reading Blog Action Day 2011 – Food
Recent discussions with our members at the Human Rights Consortium have frequently led to the concept of activism – what is it exactly and how do you get people involved? Like many things, once you start thinking about it you hear about it from all directions. Activism is by no means a new concept,…Continue reading The activist-brick road