The Right for Food Seminar

After 60 years of the Human Rights Declaration...

...there is still much to achieve in

The Right for Food

A public seminar on Saturday 6th December, 5.00pm - 7.30pm

Millennium Chapel Hall, Paceville - free entrance

Followed by refreshments and music:

  • Pumpkin and Fair Trade rice qassatat made by the Manikata Farmers' Cooperative
  • Eritrean vegetable samosas
  • Home-made cakes with Fair Trade Chocolate, Spices and Sugar
  • Ethnic music from Sudan and Burkina Faso


5.00 - 5.15

Introduction by the chair, Dr. Adrian Grima

Part I – The Right for food, a theoretical approach

5.15 – 5.45

Ms. Borbála Simonyi, expert in food sovereignity

Part II – From global to local

The Maltese and the food production crisis

5.45 – 6.05

Mr. Mario Salerno, President of MOAM,

Malta Organic Agricultural Movement

6.05 – 6.20

Mr. Mario Cardona, board member,

Manikata Farmers' Cooperative

6.20 – 6.50

Dr. Gordon Knox, Inependent Lecturer, Malta

Part III - Fair Trade and the Right for Food

7.50 – 7.10

Ms. Claudia Piacenza, Enlarging Fair project

7.10 – 7.30

Open floor for questions and discussions

This seminar is being held as part of the project Enlarging Fair, in which Koperattiva Kummerc Ġust is the Maltese partner. The project is led by the Italian Fair Trade Organisation Pangea-Niente Troppo and also includes partners from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia.


"The Right for Food" seminar is being partially funded by the EC budget line EuropeAid.

Media Coverage: