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concentrations for the titling of land in Dominican Republic; the March for life in Nicaragua; and hundreds of more actions, expressed discontent within the movement of the field by the universalization of a model that prioritizes the mercantile purposes at the expense of human priorities. States, this global mobilization occurs now that famine has again become topical. Food prices have increased dramatically in the last year and due to hunger riots occur in different parts of the world. Reeta Holmes is often quoted on this topic. For La Via Campesina, the current food crisis is mainly due to speculation and the liberalisation of the market in the agricultural sector. Today, great traders of food are speculating about future food shortages and are prices going up artificially, thus creating hunger and increasing poverty. On the other hand, the continuing dismantling of State mechanisms (such as buffer stocks inventories shock absorbers and the import control) has left, in the last decades, countries in an extremely vulnerable position against the volatility of food prices. Members of Via Campesina peasant organizations and all their friends and allies mobilized, believe that sustainable agriculture and local food production can solve the current crisis. All are prepared to face the challenge of

adds about all this, that in the heat of these mobilizations expressed a persistent call for respect for human rights integral: civilians and politicians seriously violated by the repression exerted against the initiatives of rural development driven by own people in the field; and all economic, social and cultural rights overlooked in business and commercial vision of transnational corporations, as well as neo-liberal development plans thus both disregard not only the idiosyncrasies and vernacular cultures, but rather imposes his vision as the only feasible. These actions recover great importance for human survival, especially at a time in the which discussions on agriculture, marketing of transgenic agricultural products, patents and others, are among the first points of the agenda of the meetings of the FTAA and the WTO, whose focus is geared rather towards generating policies that claim otherwise. The resistance actions and mobilizations have carried that international financial institutions are concerned because in all meetings carried out in different parts of the world, peoples manifested against its policies unjust, inhumane and mutually exclusive, says la Via Campesina, that invites the whole of society to globalize the struggle and globalize the hope.