Land Rights Now – Muna Asous – Burin, Palestine
Muna Asous is 18 years old, living in Burin, Palestine. She dreams of a future in which she can walk around her village without fear, free from the dangers posed by land grabbers and a large military presence. Read how she built a small community of youth to salvage deserted land, and defend the land rights of her people.
Doha, a Palestinian Farmer Weaving Herself a Network of Solidarity
There is a simple—and most importantly effective—response to hardships, injustices and abuses of power. It is called mutual assistance, or solidarity. You can see it in the Terra Madre communities, nodes in a network that treats food and sharing as the starting point for a new paradigm, a new social model. And you can see …
In pictures: Social Farming Day in Bil’in, Palestine
Bil’in is a small village in Palestine, just a few miles west of Ramallah and overlooking the West Bank wall. Here, the Slow Food Ramallah convivium runs initiatives to support the growth of organic, seasonal food. The convivium grew out of a community-supported agriculture (CSA) network called Sharaka, which was formed in 2009 to promote food sovereignty in Palestine.