Speaker

Jyoti Fernandes

Chair person and Campaigns Coordinator, Via Campesina & Land Worker’s Alliance Jyoti is a campaigns coordinator currently working on a campaign to influence DEFRA to adopt more policies to promote food sovereignty.

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Jyoti Fernandes

She is also a member of the coordinating committee of the European Coordination of La Via Campesina and works to represent small-scale producers around Europe in the European and Global agricultural institutions. Jyoti is also a Dorset smallholder farmer on a 20 acre low impact holding with Jersey cows, goats, pigs, vegetables and apple juice, cider cheese, and other processed products. She is also a caterer, butcher, and land rights activist (mostly helping people gain planning permission).

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