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Students of the agroecology training school (IALA), Nicaragua Agroecology, returning to the earth what we take from it

NSC News | Friday, 29 March 2019

NEW NSC VIDEO The Rural Workers Association (ATC) in Nicaragua is a member organisation of La Via Campesina , an international movement of two million small scale farmers committed to agriculture that promotes agroecology, food sovereignty and social justice. Marlen Sanchez and Blanca Ruiz discuss the principles of agroecology read more

Women in Action Bakers' Co-op, Managua Developing a new economic model through the social economy

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 29 March 2019

‘We believe that we need to transform the current model into a more humane economic model, in which human beings prevail, where people’s rights are respected, where there is work and equal treatment for women and young people.’ Adrian Martinez The social economy in Nicaragua is the largest in read more

Spanish classes start Monday April 29th

NSC News | Sunday, 24 March 2019

Learn Spanish with a Latin American flavour at Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign! Classes start on MONDAY APRIL 29th and the term will be 12 weeks.TBC - Beginners 5pm, joining with Beginners Plus at 5.30pmBeginners Plus 5.30pm – 6.30 pmImprovers 6.30pm – 7.30 pmIntermediate 7.30pm – 8.30 pm read more

Government - Civic Alliance dialogue resumes

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 22 March 2019

  An opinion poll published by M&R Consultores published on 26 February indicated that over 90% of respondents want dialogue, peace and stability to guarantee the wellbeing of their families and communities. With the violence and sharp economic downturn it is those who are most impoverished and marginalised who are suffering the read more

Meet the students of the IALA, the Latin America Agroecology Institute, based in Nicaragua Opportunity to visit Nicaragua in July!

NSC News | Monday, 18 March 2019

Take part in a solidarity delegation with an agroecology focus  See Nicaragua through the eyes of farm workers and small scale farmers, members of the Rural Workers Association (*ATC)  Find out about agroecology and how it is put into practice in a way that empowers  women and young people, and read more

Students of the agroecology training school (IALA), Nicaragua Nicaragua: agroecology and food sovereignty

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 15 March 2019

NSC interviewed Edgardo Garcia, the general secretary of the Rural Workers Association (ATC), about their work with agricultural workers in large scale agro-export plantations and small scale agroecology farmers producing food for the national market and their own consumption. Edgardo explained that for the ATC ‘food sovereignty is read more

Dr Paul Oquist calling for a global movement for survival Nicaragua calls for global movement for survival

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 15 March 2019

Dr Paul Oquist, Nicaraguan representative to the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi 11-15 March, called for what he described as ‘a worldwide movement for survival, a social movement to forge political will.’ He argued that historically the greatest successful social transformations of morality over powerful hegemonic interests have been those read more

Dialogue restarts facing internal and external challenges

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 4 March 2019

On 25 February President Daniel Ortega announced that a dialogue process would restart to ‘restore peace and security’ and to ‘open a new route to understanding’. In advance of the start of the process over 120 people accused of offences related to last year’s protests were freed. Unlike the read more