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Haiti “For Profit” Sustainable Agroforesty Program Bears New Fruit in

Having achieved an initial goal of engaging local smallholder farming communities in planting 5 million trees, Haiti's Smallholder Farmers Alliance and Timberland continue down an extraordinary path that's helping smallholder farmers in southwest Haiti recover from Hurricane Matthew and promoting revivial of smallholder farm cotton production in Latin America and the Caribbean.Read More

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Ag Giants, Free Trade Agreements Threatening Food Security, Seed Diversity

Multinational agricultural corporations, government subsidies and free trade agreements are threatening world crop and plant diversity and the ability of small, traditional farmers to adapt to climate change, according to research presented at the 2nd annual World Seed Conference in Rome.Read More