National Consultation on food sovereignty in Sri Lanka

National Consultation program on food sovereignty in Sri Lanka took placed at National Secretariat office premises of NAFSO yesterday.

The Discussion was continued based on Food sovereignty in Sri Lanka. Panelists of the program involved in key sessions of the speakers to change the dimension of their speeches towards following issues.

Crisis of the right of food producers, right of consumers, Environmantal Impacts, issue of the rights to making decision on producing and distributing foods, food sovereignty of marginalized people from the war and Natural Disasters,

There were at least 50 participants representing from various None Governmental Organizations (NGOs).

Finally they took a common decision to continue this programe towards establishing a collective organization to work for eradicating poverty as well as preventing the wide disparity among the people.

A new committee was built to get the leadership of this program representing all the organization in each.

Mr. Biplap Haleem, a committee member of IPC from India, Sarath Frenando, chair person of The Movement for Land & Agricultural Reform (MONLAR), Herman Kumara, National Convener of NAFSO participated in this program.

By: Shamith Roshan