Key Goals

Key Goals Nyeleni

The forum is oriented towards four main goals:

1. Share experiences

• Ensure an inclusive space for the exchange of good practices, skills and experiences within our movement, from community to pan-European levels, based on the main thematic axes
• Map existing initiatives

2. Build a common understanding of food sovereignty in Europe

• Ensure space for assessing, discussing, identifying differences in our movement and building consensus
• Create space for identifying the opportunities and challenges facing our movement

3. Develop a Strategy and Action Plan to strengthen and enlarge the food sovereignty movement in Europe

• Increase linkages and convergences among different ongoing struggles and constituencies within our movement
• Build concrete, collective alternatives to the industrial model of production and consumption
• Create projects, campaigns, initiatives, strategies and action plans around thematic axes and across constituencies – from local to pan-European levels
• Increase our visibility: reach out to people, the public, policy makers and to the global food sovereignty movement
• Inspire and motivate people and organizations from all constituencies, age groups and regions to join our movement with increased focus on the mobilization of Eastern European initiatives
• Develop a working structure to maintain and ensure the continuity of our collective work after the Forum

4. Influence and advocate for policies that support food sovereignty in Europe

• Struggle for structural change on food and agriculture policies in the wider framework of food sovereignty
• Ensure that European and national policies that influence food and agriculture contribute to the fulfilment of human rights as well as social and climate justice at global level
• Contextualise our movement in the framework of the global social movements and the global food governance agenda