Geneviève Savigny

Confédération Paysanne and La Via Campesina (France)

Farmer for some 30 years in  the Southern Alps in France, Geneviève Savigny runs a free range chicken farm with her companion, arable farmer on 60 hectares of dry and sloppy land.

Member of the french farmers Union the « Confédération paysanne », she was in the Coordinating committee of the European Coordination Via Campesina, part of the internatinal peasant mouvement « Via Campesina » from 2009 to 2018.

From this position, she was involved in the discussion on the « Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas » . Also  involved until it’s adoption by the United Nations General assembly in december 2018.

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