Food Before Profit

On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 in Get Involved

Food Before ProfitMillions of people struggle with hunger and poverty around the world every day.

Current agricultural policies support industrial agriculture and the production of agrofuels in developing countries. These policies often worsen population displacement, environmental problems, and raise the price of food.

Hunger and poverty can be reduced by ensuring food production priority is given to local farmers and local markets.

Help Elizabeth support smal-scale, sustainable agriculture! Sign below or download this petition, have as many people as possible to sign it, and mail it – postage free – to either her Ottawa or Sidney offices. With as few as 25 signatures, Elizabeth can present your petition to the government in the House of Commons.

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286 people have signed this petition. Add your voice to the growing number of Canadians speaking out about this issue.

Your petitioners call upon the House of Commons to support small‐scale, sustainable agriculture and the principle of food sovereignty in developing nations, and to oppose industrial agricultural policies that encourage the production of agrofuels at the expense of food crops in developing countries.

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