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In the spotlight
August 29, 2013
By Beverly Bell and Tory Field
“Honduras has been known for two things only: being a military base for the [contra] attacks on the Nicaraguan revolution, and Hurricane Mitch.” So said Berta Caceres, co-founder and general coordinator of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH by its Spanish acronym). COPINH is an organization of hundreds of communities of Lenca indigenous peoples and small farmers.
Food Sovereignty: a critical dialogue, An international conference at Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, September 14-15, 2013
Food Sovereignty Conference Paper Series # 8 by Jan Douwe van der Ploeg
Farmworkers have been striking at Sakuma in Burlington, Washington since July 11, 2013 for respect and a decent wage.
A review by Venkatesh Athreya*
*M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai, venkatesh [dot] athreya [at] gmail [dot] com.
Review of Agrarian Studies, Vol 3, No 2, July-December 2013
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Chan, May Ling, and Roach, Eduardo Francisco Freyre, Unfinished Puzzle: Cuban Agriculture: The Challenges, Lessons and Opportunities, Food First Books, Oakland, California, 2012, pp. xiii + 129, $14.95. Order the book.
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