COPROFAM, Coordination of Family Farms of Mercosur (Coordinadora de Organizaciones de productores Familiares del Mercosur) represented by CONTAG, National Federation of Agricultural Workers (Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores na Agricultura), Brazil.
Samir AMIN (World Forum for Alternatives, Egypt-France), José BOVÉ (Member of the European Parliament, France),Hubert COCHET (Professor, AgroParisTech, France), Olivier DE SCHUTTER (United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food 2008 – 2014, Belgium), Vicent GARCES (ex-Member of the European Parliament, CERAI, Spain), Cecilia LEIVA MONTENEGRO (Former Chile’s Vice Minister of Agriculture), Kaul Nurm (Member of the EESC, Rapporteur for EESC own-initiative opinion on Land Grabbing in Europe),Michel MERLET (General Director of AGTER, France), Marcel MAZOYER (Emeritus Professor, AgroParisTech, France), Henri Rouillé d’Orfeuil (Agriculture Academy of France, French coordinator of the International Year for Family Farming, France)
The observers of the IOC:
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Hans Herren (Millennium Institute, Biovision Foundation, Switzerland), Michel Pimbert, (Consortium for Agroecology and Food Sovereignty, Coventry University-CAFS, United of Kingdom), Francisco Sarmento (Coimbra University, Portugal).