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LAND OF PALESTINE / Sowing seeds of resistance:
The fight for food sovereignty in Palestine
Date of publication at Tlaxcala: 02/09/2019
Original: Planter la résistance:
La lutte pour la souveraineté alimentaire en Palestine

Translations available: Español  Italiano 

Sowing seeds of resistance:
The fight for food sovereignty in Palestine

Anne Paq
Sandra Guimarães


 

Food sovereignty in Palestine is inextricably linked to the fight for self-determination. Land dispossession in Palestine began in 1948 when 78 per cent of historical Palestine became Israel. Since 1967, the remaining 22 per cent of land – now referred to as the ‘Palestinian territories’ – has either been occupied or is controlled by the Israeli army. The separation wall, the buffer zones, the illegal Israeli settlements and the military exclusion zones within these territories are slowly stripping the indigenous people of all farmland and water resources.

Add to that the restrictions on freedom of movement and the regular attacks waged by Israeli settlers against farmers and their crops and you will understand why the agricultural restrictions imposed by Israel cost the Palestinian economy US$2.2 billion a year and why 31.5 per cent of the population is food insecure, according to the United Nations. 

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This article is part of the Baladi – Rooted Resistance multimedia project exploring agro-resistance in Palestine





Courtesy of Equal Times / Baladi - Rooted Resistance
Source: https://www.equaltimes.org/planter-la-resistance-la-lutte#.XW1pBYzVLIU
Publication date of original article: 19/07/2019
URL of this page : http://www.tlaxcala-int.org/article.asp?reference=26898

 

Tags: Food sovereigntyPalestine/Israel
 

 
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