September 30, 2016

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World Social Forum

Join us for workshops on the impacts of genetic engineering and resistance to this and other forms of corporate control in food and farming at the World Social Forum in Montreal August 9-14, 2016.

CBAN will host workshops with other groups from Canada and around the world:

Expérience des OGM : Tour du monde de témoignages - Experiences with GMOs: A World Tour of Testimonials and Action
August 10 9:00 - 11:30, Université Mcgill – Pavillon Mass (Local 112 ), 801, rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montréal

Résistances et alternatives à la mainmise des multinationales sur nos terres, nos aliments et nos semences ** Mobilizing against corporate control over land, food and seeds, and building alternatives
August 10, 1:00 - 3:30, Université Mcgill – Pavillon Mass (Local 112 ), 801, rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montréal Qc Canada

After GMOs: Extreme Genetic Engineering
August 11, 9:00-11:30, Université du Québec à Montréal – Pavillon DE (Local DE-1540), 1440, rue Sanguinet Montréal QC Canada

How to Feed 9 Billion on a Small Planet: Webcast!

Growing evidence shows that agroecology WILL feed the world. "Business as usual" will NOT!
View the event here:

Featuring: Miguel Altieri (University of California, Berkeley) a world leading authority on agroecology - will speak on ecological agriculture as a key solution to food insecurity, hunger, and climate change. He'll be joined by panelists:

  • Jean-Martin Fortier, farmer and author of The Market Gardener,
  • Sarah Archibald, Campus Food Systems Project Coordinator, and
  • Henry Lickers, Environmental Science Officer, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne.
  • Bob Carty, former top CBC radio journalist, will moderate the webcast.

For more information, please contact

This event is organized by USC Canada, Inter Pares, Food Secure Canada, School of International Development and Global Studies, Sierra Youth Coalition, Meal Exchange, ETC Group, CBAN, Ram's Horn, National Farmers Union, and Development and Peace.

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