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World Forum on Access to Land and Natural Resource. Opening Session

WFAL 2016

Written by: Ramesh Sharma, Vicent Garcés, Joan Ribo, Alberto Broch, Mamadou Cissokho, Richard Torsiano, Jose Graziano Da Silva, Javier Molina, Ximo Puig, Jose Mora

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Organizations: Forum Mondial sur l’Accès à la Terre (FMAT), Association pour contribuer à l’Amélioration de la Gouvernance de la Terre, de l’Eau et des Ressources naturelles (AGTER), Centro de Estudios Rurales y de Agricultura Internacional (CERAI)

Type of document: Video

The videos below are in the original version, without subtitles. Transcripts and translations of the speeches can be found in the WFAL proceedings, in French, English and Spanish.


Joan RIBÓ, Mayor of Valencia, Spain

Alberto BROCH, President of the National Confederation of Agricultural Workers of Brazil (Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores na Agricultura, CONTAG)

Ramesh Chandra SHARMA, Campaign Coordinator of Ekta Parishad, India

Mamadou CISSOKHO, Honorary President of Farmers’ Organizations and Producers in West Africa, ROPPA, Senegal

Richard TORSIANO, National Institute of Colonization and Agrarian Reform (Instituto Nacional de Colonização e Reforma Agrária, INCRA), Ministry of Agrarian Development of Brazil (Ministério do Desenvolvimento Agrário, MDA), Brasil

José GRAZIANIO DA SILVA, Director General - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO. - video message

Javier MOLINA CRUZ, Principal Agent Land Tenure, Climate, Energy and Tenure (NRC), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Vicent GARCÉS, President of the International Committee of the Global Forum on Access to Land, WFAL-2016, Spain

Ximo PUIG, President of the Generalitat Valenciana, Autonomous Community of Valencia, Spain

José MORA, Rector of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain