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    Harsh periods of drought in Burkina Faso during the past several years motivated Souobou Tiguidanla, a 40 year old farmer from the village of Toumbenga in Gayeri, to look for...
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  • “Producing your own sustenance gives you a sense of self-worth, independence and... July 23, 2014
    “Producing your own sustenance gives you a sense of self-worth, independence and connection to the natural world. It is a fundamental, elemental type of empowerment.” - James Veteto, executive director of the Appalachian Institute for Mountain Studies in Celo, North Carolina We could not agree more! #agroecology = #foodsovereignty Reviving folk agriculture i

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The following was written by Peter Gubbels, Groundswell’s Director of Action Learning and Advocacy in West Africa. Peter is based in Ghana and is part of the Community of Practice on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA), an international group hosted by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that is seeking ways to help small scale Continue Reading...
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