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In Haiti, members of the Union of Peasant Groups of Bay map out the families and resources in their ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 07:47 AM PST with 1 Recommend
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell “Over a half-century ago, Mahatma Gandhi led a multitude of Indians to the sea to make salt in defiance of the British Empire’s monopoly on this resource critical ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 08:50 AM PST with 5 Recommends
By Lauren Elliott, Other Worlds September 14, 2012 “At this very moment we have advanced our struggle. We succeeded in breaking the gate of shame in Vallecito!” wrote Miriam Miranda yesterday, ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 12:01 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Stephen Bartlett Coordinator for Education and Advocacy/Latin America Liaison Agricultural Missions sbartlett@ag-missions.org (502) 896-9171 Garifuna People of ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 10:38 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
By Beverly Bell May 29, 2012 Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 03:20 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Interview by Alexis Erkert, Other Worlds December 20, 2011 Iderle Brénus Gerbier has worked with many peasant organizations in support of women's rights and food sovereignty. She is a member ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 10:46 AM PST with 5 Recommends
One of the most difficult problems that we are facing is feeding the world while at the same time protecting our planet. We are facing a situation where the manner in which food production is ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 03:00 PM PST with 22 Recommends
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 ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 09:13 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
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. Here he analyzes ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 16, 2010 at 08:46 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Nourishing the Planet is excited to introduce a whole new way to experience innovative projects and practices that are helping to alleviating hunger and poverty around the world. A new weekly video ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 15, 2010 at 11:39 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Interview w/ Dena Hoff, co-coordinator in North America for La Via Campesina, talking about their vision of social change, and how the agricultural challenges faced around the world are not always ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Aug 13, 2010 at 10:38 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This is the third and final part of an interview with plant geneticist Pamela Ronald and organic farmer Raoul Adamchak. They are co-authors of Tomorrow’s Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Aug 07, 2010 at 04:34 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
This is the second of three parts of an interview with plant geneticist Pamela Ronald and her husband, organic farmer Raoul Adamchak. They are co-authors of the book Tomorrow’s Table: Organic ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 62 comments on Thu Aug 05, 2010 at 03:54 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
This interview with Raj Patel, award-winning writer, activist and academic, was originally featured as a two part series ...
by BorderJumpers
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Jul 09, 2010 at 06:52 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Doudou Pierre is on the coordinating committee of the National Haitian Network for Food Sovereignty and Food Security (RENHASSA). He is also a member of the International Coordinating Committee ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 70 comments on Thu Jun 10, 2010 at 08:41 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
“A new earthquake” is what peasant farmer leader Chavannes Jean-Baptiste of the Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) called the news that Monsanto will be donating 60,000 seed sacks (475 tons)
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 59 comments on Mon May 17, 2010 at 09:41 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
“Yon sèl dwèt pa manje kalalou,” says Christroi Petit-homme, a member of a peasant farmer organization. You can’t eat gumbo with one finger. Peasant groups throughout ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Feb 24, 2010 at 07:37 AM PST with 11 Recommends
One of the first things that Haitians now living in the streets want to talk about is their disgust over the international food aid program. In such places as the camps in the downtown parks on ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Feb 19, 2010 at 07:49 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Grasroots International signed on as part of the U.S. Working Group on the Food Crisis By Maria Aguiar March 24,2009 Dear Mr. President: In 2008, the price of basic food staples rose by ...
by Grassroots International
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue May 19, 2009 at 10:06 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
By Lilian Autler April 9th, 2009 The Oaxaca State Coffee Producers Network (CEPCO) , one of Grassroots International's partners in Mexico, works with largely indigenous coffee-...
by Grassroots International
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 26, 2009 at 10:07 AM PDT with 4 Recommends