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Opportunity to visit Nicaragua in July!

NSC News | Monday, 18 March 2019 |

Meet the students of the IALA, the Latin America Agroecology Institute, based in Nicaragua

Meet the students of the IALA, the Latin America Agroecology Institute, based in Nicaragua

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 prioritises food sovereignty and sustainability

Learn about how the organisations of the social economy – co-operatives, associations and small and medium businesses – are contributing to the reactivation of the national economy

Participate in the celebrations of the 40th Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution on 19 July

Stay in local hotels, agricultural training centres, and with farming families

Use your experience to get involved in solidarity with the ATC on your return

Dates: Starts 11 July and ends 21 July 2019 in Managua

Costs: US$ 1,500 (U$ 1,000 concessions) covers all in-country costs except personal expenses

Organised by Friends of the ATC  in conjunction with the ATC and La Via Campesina Nicaragua and supported  by the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign

Further information: https://friendsatc.org/delegations/

*The ATC 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.