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Women Farmers: Need for Agriculture Sustainability

Farming, mainly ‘Agriculture‘ is the identity of our nation, India. India is known as an ‘ Agrarian Society’ all over the world. We all are the components of that ‘culture’ which is intended to nourish everyone, provides lives to the people and keeps the India alive for more sustainable development further. 676 more words

Agrarian Society

Farmer Settles $2 Million Lawsuit Against High-Flying Green Realtors

By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~

After a decade of litigation involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in attorneys’ fees, Virginia farmer Martha Boneta has reached a settlement in her $2 million lawsuit against a husband-and-wife team of realtors whom she accused of colluding with an environmental group to drive her off her land. 676 more words

Public Opinion

National/International: Mexico - First Country to Ratify TPP-11

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On April 24th, the Chamber of Senators ratified in plenary session the Integral and Progressive Treaty of Transpacific Association (TPP-11) with 73 votes in favor, 24 against and four abstentions. 510 more words

Mexico

Chiefs of 133 First Nations join fight against Kinder Morgan pipeline

The Canadian National Observer published the following article:

The organization representing First Nations in Ontario has joined a nationwide treaty alliance calling for a ban on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and other fossil fuel projects. 550 more words

Climate Change

Certificate of Customary Ownership of Land in Uganda, Caution Please!

These are 2015 UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Recommendations on Certificates of Customary Ownerships of land that is under Customary Tenure in Uganda:

Before implementing any CCO (Certificate of Customary Ownership) intervention in a particular area, document customary land tenure rules applicable to specific communities at the district or sub-county levels. 450 more words

Uganda

Storytelling To Make A Change

“When we develop the right story, and learn how to tell it, it will infect the minds of people across the political spectrum. Those who tell the stories run the world.’’ 579 more words

Research And Projects