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WFAL - World Forum on Access to Land 2016

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Funding organizations: Fondation de France, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Agence Française de Développement (AFD), Ministère des Affaires Étrangères et Européennes (France) (MAEE), Miniistère de l’Agriculture et de l’Alimentation (MAA), Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer pour le Progrès de l’Homme (FPH)

Folder Contributors: Forum Mondial sur l’Accès à la Terre (FMAT), Association pour contribuer à l’Amélioration de la Gouvernance de la Terre, de l’Eau et des Ressources naturelles (AGTER), Centro de Estudios Rurales y de Agricultura Internacional (CERAI)

plenary session - WFAL 2016

The FMAT brought together 400 participants from 70 countries from 31/03 to 2/04/2016 in Valencia, Spain. Ten years after the World Forum on Agrarian Reform (WFAR) and the International Conference on Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ICARRD), this forum convened at the initiative of AGTER and CERAI has allowed exchanges between organizations of the civil society, researchers, elected officials, and representatives of international and national It has led to significant progress in different areas.

A. Broch et M. Cissokho. Opening Session WFAL 2016. (photo Marie Mellac)

This file brings together the main results and documents of the 2016 FMAT, which was an extraordinary moment of collective reflection. You can also consult the official website of the forum (interface in 7 languages, English, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian)

Table of contents

1. WFAL Documents

a. Oficial Documents

b. Synthesis

c. Publications

2.The FORUM, day after day

First day: March 31, 2016

a. Introductory session

b. Plenary Session # 1. Summary of contemporary developments 10 years after the ICARRD in Porto Alegre (2006)

c. The Workshops of the first day

d. Plenary Session # 2. Analysis of struggle and resistance to the process of land grabbing

Second day: April 1, 2016.

a. Plenary Session # 3. Family farming enterprises or large companies with employees? Economic, social, environmental and cultural consequences

b. The Workshops of the second day

c. Plenary Session # 4. Economic, social, cultural and ecological scope of access to land and natural resources

Third day: April 2, 2016

a. Plenary # 5. Access to land and natural resources. The future of humanity. What are the proposals and actions?

b. The workshops of the third day

c. Plenary Session # 6. Final Synthesis and Closing Session

3. Documents annexes. Organisation et soutiens

4. Video interviews with participants (currently being published)

a. In French

b. In English

c. In Spanish (or Portuguese)