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PARI - www.ruralindiaonline.org
Beautiful website about many aspects of village life in India. A lot of pictures and long and short articles.

VIA CAMPESINA - www.viacampesina.org
International peasant's movement of small and medium-size farmers, landless people, women farmers, indigenous people, migrants and agricultural workers.
It defends small-scale sustainable agriculture as a way to promote social justice and dignity. It opposes corporate driven agriculture and transnational companies.

VIA CAMPESINA wants to realize food sovereignty and stop the destructive neoliberal process. It is based on the conviction that small farmers, including peasants, fisher-folk, pastoralists and indigenous people, who make up almost half the world's people, are capable of producing food for their communities and feeding the world in a sustainable and healthy way.

The website has clear articles and concise booklets about all political issues relating to peasants like landgrab, land occupations, violence against women farmers, global warming and GMOs. English, Spanish and French.

GRAIN - www.grain.org
International organisation supporting small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems. English, Spanish and French.

FOOD CRISIS AND THE GLOBAL LAND GRAB - www.farmlandgrab.org
Articles, videos and reports about the global rush to buy up or lease farmlands abroad. Also about the resistance of local people against displacement. Many languages including English, Spanish and French.

FOOD FIRST - www.foodfirst.org
International organisation, based at the USA, fighting against hunger, poverty and environmental degradation. A world free of hunger is possible if farmers and communities take back control of the food systems presently dominated by transnational agri-foods industries. Reports, campaigns and contacts worldwide. English.

FIAN - www.fian.org
FoodFirst Information and Action Network is an international human rights organization advocating the right to food. On its website you can find quite a lot of information about land rights struggles, also in India. English and Spanish.

ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY - www.epw.in
Critical sociologic-economic magazine from India with serious scientific articles and up-to-date comments about current political issues. With a special eye for the poor. English.

INDIA TOGETHER - www.indiatogether.org
Critical articles about agriculture, environment and poverty in India. English.

AGROECOLOGY - www.fao.org/agroecology
Dozens of examples of small scale, environmentally friendly agriculture. English.