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Food Sovereignty

Food sovereignty is about purpose of economy in a world scale.

Summary of seven principles to achieve food sovereignty (according to Via Campesina):[1]

  1. Food: A Basic Human Right Everyone must have access to safe, nutritious and culturally appropriate food in sufficient quantity and quality to sustain a healthy life with full human dignity. Each nation should declare that access to food is a constitutional right and guarantee the development of the primary sector to ensure the concrete realization of this fundamental right. Continue reading

Purpose of economy

What is the purpose of economy? We just need to look at the meaning of the word. The word oikonomia is of an ancient greek origin and means management of household (oicos – house, nomos – law).[1]

The purpose of economy is to manage the household; to produce and distribute food, water and other needs and goods primarily for preserving the human life. Continue reading