Small Farmers Can Help Reduce Climate Change and World Hunger


credit:

The Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the Organic Consumers Association, the country's largest network of green and ethical consumers, and The Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair Trade Small Producers' Organizations (CLAC), the largest network of fair trade farmers in Latin America, has joined forces to call on the United Nations to put small farmers at the forefront of the upcoming climate change summit in New York.

Ryan Zinn, Political Director of Fair World Project, claims that smallholder family farms and "small farmers practicing organic and agro-ecological farming practices not only feed the majority of the world with less than one quarter of global farmland, but are actively sequestering carbon with ecological farming practices."

Read the Entire Article




Village Capital announced the winners of the $50,000 prize awarded to social entrepreneurs who don’t “self-define as social  entrepreneurs”. The winners didn’t start out thinking of themselves as social enterprises.




Nonprofit Jobs in Puerto Rico

  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Services Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Social Work Jobs