Press Conference in Cancun: Farmers from the North and South give their feelings about the WTO agriculture negotiations
In Cancun, on September 13th, farmers from Japan, the US, West Africa, Europe and Brazil, gathered in the NGOs room of Fiesta American Hotel to explain their views on the negotiations taking place in the neighbouring Convention Center.
They all agreed that the current approach is wrong, and supported the Declaration of Dakar as an alternative.
Ndiogou Fall, president of ROPPA, Network of Farmers and agricultural producer organisations in West Africa
Gérard Vuffray, Coordination Paysanne Européenne, European Union
George Naylor, president of the National Family Farms Coalition, United States of America
Yoshitaka Mashima, Japan National Confederation of Farmers’ Movement, Japan
Volmir SANTOLIM, FETRAF, Brazil
More details? see the invitation to the press