The Kenyan Peasants League (KPL) and the Kenya Debt Abolition Network (KDAN) have moved to the East African Court of Justice over the recent KES44 Million (USD401 Million) International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Kenya. Represented by Lumumba and Ayieko Advocates, the two organizations have sued the Attorney General of Kenya and the Secretary General of the East African Community for failing to perform their responsibility of ensuring that the Kenyan Government maintains a ceiling of gross public debt at 50% of its Gross Domestic Product in Net Present Value terms as required by article 5(2)(b) as read with articles 6(2)(c) and 9 of the Protocol on the Establishment of the East African Community Monetary Union.
Month: May 2021
KPL Covid-19 Response Farms Doing Well
At the height of the first wave of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Kenyan Peasants League (KPL) received support from the Agroecology Fund USA (AEF) under small grants to help KPL respond to Covid-19 pandemic
KPL to Participate in a Webinar to Mark Fair Trade Day
The Kenyan Peasants League (KPL) members will take part in a Webinar to mark the International Fair Trade Day on 11 May 2021. The title of the Webinar is Trade vs. Fair Trade – results and consequences from the perspective of Kenyan Peasants League and shall be hosted by a Polish Organisation that partners with KPL.
KPL in Kangemi
(KPL-WC) held an activity at Kangemi today to educate young girls on how to take care of themselves during Covid-19 and later on the young girls were provided with sanitary towels and pants.
GMO and GDOs like Crispr Technology
Scientists are urging Kenya’s anti-GMO groups to embrace gene-editing technology to help ensure a more effective and productive agricultural sector. They note the tea industry
Natural Resource Grabbing
Rome, Italy, 17 October 2011 – As the 37th session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) begins at FAO, civil society organizations (CSO) welcome Saturday’s results of the second round
Free Trade and Peasant Debts
La Via Campesina issues call to mobilise against WTO and Free Trade Agreements
Global Warming which is caused by human activity is rooted in a social and economic system that has a parasitoid relationship to the Earth upon which we live.
Few would deny that agriculture is especially severely affected by climate change and that the right practices contribute to mitigate it, yet expectations of the new climate agreement diverge sharply
Transnational Companies and Agribusiness
Agribusiness Transnational Corporations (TNCs) Create World Food Crisis; Peasants Seize Back Their Rights