Interview by Beverly Bell, Other Worlds
Bordering an interstate highway in Arkansas, a giant billboard with a photo of a stoic-looking farmer watches over the speeding traffic.
September 10 is observed as Suicide Prevention Day throughout the world. But the day has had no significance for the farmers of India.
Can one person change the world? Of course! As Melinda Gates says, “The future is not fixed.
As we file this article, Port-au-Prince is thick with the smoke of burning tires and with gunfire.
Women farm workers in rural India labor as hard as men do, but are paid half of what men are.
A group of women have broken into what has been a male bastion for centuries: Farming.
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.
Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen (Heads Together Small Producers of Haiti) is the oldest peasant group in Haiti, born covertly in 1970 during the Duvalier dictatorship.
Chavannes Jean-Baptiste is the Executive Director of the Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP by its Creole acronym) and the spokesperson for the National Peasant Movement of the Congress of Papay (MPNK