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Offer: Root Capital - a nonprofit social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in poor, environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America

* Root Capital seeks to maximize the positive social and environmental impact of our work through a three-pronged strategy: finance, advise, and catalyze. … Read More»

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Offer: Grand Challenges family of grant programs / Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Deadlines: May 7th/June 7th, 2013 (11:30 PDT)

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and its funding partners in the Grand Challenges family of grant programs are currently inviting innovators to apply for three grant opportunities: … Read More»

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Farmers and Consumers vs. Monsanto: David Meets Goliath

Bordering an interstate highway in Arkansas, a giant billboard with a photo of a stoic-looking farmer watches over the speeding traffic. … Read More»

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Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 is observed as Suicide Prevention Day throughout the world. But the day has had no significance for the farmers of India. … Read More»

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Small Farmers Need Our Help

Can one person change the world? Of course! As Melinda Gates says, “The future is not fixed. … Read More»

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"Miami Rice": The Business of Disaster in Haiti

As we file this article, Port-au-Prince is thick with the smoke of burning tires and with gunfire. … Read More»

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Women Get Half Wages Despite Laboring Hard

Women farm workers in rural India labor as hard as men do, but are paid half of what men are. … Read More»

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Women farmers of India: A growing force without a growing voice

A group of women have broken into what has been a male bastion for centuries: Farming. … Read More»

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"Help Us Produce, Don't Give Us Food": Food Sovereignty in Haiti (Part IV)

Jonas Deronzil is a farmer from the village of Mogé in Haiti’s fertile Artibonite Valley, and one of about 2,000 members of a production and marketing cooperative. … Read More»

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