Conference held from August 17-18, 2007
UNAC Report by Ismael Ossemane
Translated by Naia Dourado
Rediscovering rural development--an opportunity or a reason for concern?
Farm workers’ organizations and, more generally, civil society, demand that rural development be a central focus in national policy. More than 80% of Mozambique’s poor population lives in rural areas. The majority of them are poor and marginalized rural workers without the ability or physical space to survive in the current context of development.
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Campesino a Campesino: Voices from Latin America's Farmer to Farmer Movement for Sustainable Agriculture
by Ingrid Evjen-Elias
Marysville, Kansas was founded in the 1850s as a trading post and a ferry terminal along the Oregon Trail. As settlers moved westward, Marysville prospered and farming took root. Today, however, it's not the bustling town it once was.
Reynolds Wolfe, Ph.D.
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Report for Food First and Global Exchange