2016 Honorees

The Farmworker Association of Flordia


The Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) , founded in 1986, has a long-standing mission to build power among farmworker and rural low-income communities to gain control over the social, political, workplace, economic, health and environmental justice issues affecting their lives…  (read more)

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa

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The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa brings together organizations representing smallholder farmers, pastoralists and hunter/gatherers; indigenous peoples; youth, women and consumer networks; people of faith; and environmental activists from across Africa. Together they advocate for community rights and family farming, promote traditional knowledge systems, and protect natural resources….(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