2017 Honorees

Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance

(NAMA) is a fishermen-led organization working at the intersection of marine conservation and social, economic, and environmental justice. NAMA works to build a movement for a healthy ocean, a just seafood system, and community-based fisheries that are diverse, fair, and equitable for all. (read more)

Zimbabwe Smallholder Organic Farmers Forum

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(ZIMSOFF) is the voice of over 10,500 peasants struggling for social justice across Zimbabwe. ZIMSOFF organizes and empowers smallholder farmers practicing sustainable agriculture to improve their livelihoods, and influences policies and public awareness on agroecology and farmers rights. (read more)


Past Honorees

2015 HONOREES: Federation of Southern Cooperatives and Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras

2014 HONOREES: Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) and Community to Community Development (C2C)

2013 Honoree: Group of 4, Dessalines Brigade/Via Campesina

Honorable Mentions:

  • National Coordination of Peasant Organizations of Mali (CNOP-Mali)
  • Tamil Nadu Women’s Collective (TNWC)
  • Basque Country Farmer’s Union (EHNE- BIZKAIA)
  • 2012: Korean Women’s Peasant Association

    2011: Landless Workers Movement of Brazil

    2010: Family Farm Defenders

    2009: La Via Campesina

    Honorable mentions:

    • Unified Peasant Movement of the Aguan Region
    • National Fisheries Solidarity Movement
    • Coalition of Immokalee Workers

    Honorable mentions:

    • Movimiento Campesino a Campesino (Farmer to Farmer Movement)
    • South Central Farmers
    • The Grow Biointensive Agricultural Center of Kenya (G-BIACK)

    Honorable mentions:

    • The Detroit Black Community Food Security Network
    • ROPPA (The Network of West African Peasant and Agricultural Producers’ Organizations)
    • The Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty

    Honorable mentions:

    • Community Alliance for Global Justice
    • International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology
    • Toronto Food Policy Council