2015 Honorees

Federation of Southern Cooperatives


The Federation of Southern Cooperatives strengthens a vital piece of food sovereignty: helping keep lands in the hands of family farmers, in this case primarily African-American ones..  (read more)

The Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH)

Garifuna Community fishfolk

The Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH) was created in 1979 to protect the economic, social, and cultural rights of 46 Garifuna communities along the Atlantic coast of Honduras. At once Afro-descendent and indigenous, the Garifuna people are connected to both the land and the sea, and sustain themselves through farming and fishing…(read more)


Past Honorees

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
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