H9:30 CET – Livestream – Food as a Commons

Food as Commons – Dialogue for a Commons Food Policy

#FoodCommons #IUCommons #EUCommons #CommonsFoodPolicy

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Tag: #FoodCommons #IUCommons #EUCommons #CommonsFoodPolicy

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Food, a life enabler, a human right and a cultural cornerstone with multiple meanings, is increasingly treated and governed as a mere commodity by the neoliberal food policies that prevail in the Western World. This is specifically the case throughout the Member States and is epitomized in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The complexity of food, so relevant to any living beings and to the planet, is reduced to that of tradeable good and simplified by the price in the market, so that profit-maximization becomes the driving ethos of the food system. That happens to the detriment of producing and securing healthy and ecologically sustainable food for all and generates paradoxes and tensions.

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