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Six Organizing Principles for a Sustainable Future

An inspiring news article from Grassroots International: Six Organizing Principles for a Sustainable Future Lessons from Wendell Berry and Grassroots International Partners By Carol Schachet
July 27th, 2010 Some of the most important lessons I know about grassroots organizing come from the poet Wendell Berry, who advises, “Invest in the millennium; ...

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Africans Face Competing Visions of Agricultural Development at a Critical Juncture

A follow up post to the one below, also from the Food First blog.  A little long, but well worth it. Africans Face Competing Visions of Agricultural Development at Critical Juncture Posted May 20th, 2010 by rjonasse By Richard Jonasse, Food First A contest of competing visions over the future ...

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Congress Discusses Ways to "Feed the Future"

Doing some research on food security today.  Stumbled across a post from Food First, reflecting on the latest conversations around the President’s strategy to “Feed the Future”. On May 21st, I posted on “Feed the Future”, after attending the Chicago Council on Global Affairs food symposium.  The Chicago Council audience ...

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Apartheid, Jim Crow, and Segregation in the 21st Century

Something interesting I found on the IPS website today: The United States and South Africa Share Great Challenges July 14, 2010 · By Dedrick Muhammad and Christopher Towne Originally published in The Huffington Post Both the United States and South Africa, despite black leadership and multicultural societies, still labor under ...

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A Renewed Commitment to Feed the Future

“Cause you can’t build a peaceful world on empty stomachs and human misery” – Paul Schickler, President of Pioneer Hi-Bred This week I had the privilege of attending the release of Feed the Future (FTF), the Obama Administration’s strategy to address global hunger and food insecurity. Approximately 300 senior leaders ...

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Tell Congress: Haiti Can't Wait

On March 24th, President Obama sent his request to Congress for a supplemental spending bill to support relief and reconstruction efforts in Haiti. Millions of people in Haiti could use that aid to feed their children and begin rebuilding their lives, but Congress still has not passed this crucial bill. ...

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Durbin, Clinton, Lewis Lend Their Voices to CARE at CNC 2010

Hi Everyone!  Just in from two great days at the 2010 CARE National Conference here in Washington, D.C.  We’ll have some more personalized news coming to you soon.  In the meantime, check out these videos of Senator Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Secretary of State Clinton, and Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and ...

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