Zuayter reelected as global Co-chairperson of the PCFS during its 5th general assembly

APN | Uganda

18-19 October, 2022


The People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS) held its 5th General Assembly (GA) themed: “Advance the movement for people’s food sovereignty, defeat neoliberalism, and radically transform our food systems!” in Uganda on the 18th of October (2022). The GA spanned over 2 days and welcomed 41 personalities (24 physical, 17 online) representing 25 delegate and observer organizations from 14 countries.

Zuayter (APN Chairperson of the Board) was reelected by the PCFS as Global Co-chairperson. The New Global Executive Committee (GEC) is currently composed of the following:

  • Global Chairpersons: Razan Zuayter (Arab Group for the Protection of Nature, Palestine) and Chennaiah Poguri (Asian Peasant Coalition, India)
  • Africa: Hakim Baliraine (Eastern and Southern Africa Small-scale Farmers’ Forum, Africa)
  • Asia: Chathurika Sewwandi (Vikalpani Women’s Federation, Sri Lanka)
  • LAC: Alejandro Barrios (Instituto Politécnico Tomás Katari, Bolivia)
  • WANA: Leith Ben Becher (Arab Network for Food Sovereignty, Tunisia)
  • Europe: Julie Smit (PCFS Europe, Luxembourg)