Delegation to Venezuela: Food Sovereignty, Human Rights, and Community Power
We will examine issues of land reform, urban agriculture, rural development, fishing rights, and food sovereignty within a dynamic political context. Venezuela is an outstanding example of a country that strives to ensure its citizens’ right to food while bolstering its domestic agriculture sector, with an emphasis on sustainable agriculture. We will also explore other areas of social transformation, including education, healthcare, and direct citizen participation in the political process. Plus trips to beaches, parks, and other sites of interest.
When: July 16 to 26, 2012
Tentative Itinerary: Start and end in Caracas; visits to the states of Portuguesa, Barinas, Yaracuy, and the Amazon.
Cost for Activities: $1100. This will cover all lodging, all ground transportation, 2 meals per day, qualified trip leaders, and Spanish-English interpretation. Additional expenses during the trip will be minimal.
Airfare not included.
To Learn more and hold a spot for either trip, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be in touch as soon as possible, as space for both trips is very limited. Please allow several days for responses.
Sponsored by the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of NY.
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Published on Feb 21st 2012 at 7.53pm