Asociación de Trabajadores del Campo
Edgardo García is the General Secretary of the Asociación de Trabajadores del Campo (ATC, or Rural Workers Association) of Nicaragua. The ATC is one of the founding members of La Vía Campesina (LVC), a global movement that represents over 200 million peasants, rural workers, indigenous peoples, fisherfolk, women farmers, and pastoralists around the world in the struggle toward food sovereignty. Edgardo represents LVC’s Central American region at the global level for Via Campesina, and also coordinates the Public Policy working group for LVC’s Central American region. On Via Campesina’s International Coordinating Committee, he participates in the collectives on Climate Justice and Migrant Workers.