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Haitian Farmers: Growing Strength to Grow Food

Rony Charles, a rice grower and member of the Agricultural Producer Cooperative of Verrettes, said, “Instead of foreigners sending us food, they should give us the chance to do our own agriculture so … 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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THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURE IN YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Agriculture has played a key role in the development of human civilization. Until the Industrial Revolution, the vast majority of the human population labored in agriculture. … Read More»

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"Even If We're Peasants, We Deserve to Live Too": Tèt Kole on the Needs of Haitian Farmers

Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen (Heads Together Small Producers of Haiti) is the oldest peasant group in Haiti, born covertly in 1970 during the Duvalier dictatorship. … Read More»

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Need: Looking for Training Materials for Women in Rural Agriculture

I am looking for resources for one of our grantee-partners in Uganda. They are trying to strengthen their programs by adding trainings for rural, women farmers. … Read More»

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"For a Better Life for the Peasants": Food Sovereignty and Land Reform in Haiti (Part II)

Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen (Heads Together Small Producers of Haiti) is one of Haiti’s two national peasant farmer movements. … Read More»

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Groups Around the U.S. Join Haitian Farmers in Protesting "Donation" of Monsanto Seeds.

“We’re for seeds that have never been touched by multinationals. In our advocacy, we say that seeds are the patrimony of humanity. … Read More»

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Thinking About Ourselves and Our Future: Rural Haitian Women Organize

“If we rural women can organize ourselves together to form a bloc, we could accomplish a lot of things,” says Yvette Michaud, founder of the National Coordinating Committee of Peasant Women (KONAFAP b … Read More»

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Environment and Food in Haiti: Two Crises, One Solution

In part II of an interview, Chavannes Jean-Baptiste discusses the role that agriculture can play in Haiti in addressing both the environmental and food crises. … Read More»

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