Agroecology as a tool for liberation: Transforming industrial agribusiness in El Salvador(An interview with Miguel Ramirez, National Coordinator of the Organic Agriculture Movement of El Salvador)

by Beverly Bell

Miguel Ramirez training family farmers on seed bank management. Photo: MAOES.

We say that every square meter of land that is worked with agro-ecology is a liberated square meter. We see it as a tool to transform farmers’ social and economic conditions. We see it as a tool of liberation from the unsustainable capitalist agricultural model that oppresses farmers.