People's Food Sovereignty Forum 2009
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From November 13th to 17th, more than 400 delegates from 70 different countries representing small scale food producers’ organisations of farmers, fisherfolk, Indigenous Peoples, food and rural workers, rural youth, women and pastoralists, as well as food insecure city dwellers and NGOs gathered in Rome for a parallel initiative to the World Summit on Food Security organised by the FAO. The People's Food Sovereignty Forum 2009 was organised under the responsibility of an International Steering Committee (ISC) formed by many global and regional civil society organisations (CSOs) representing food producers and affected peoples.

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