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Four Stories community partner from Jordan, Fatima Obeidat, stars in two new videos. She is founder of Kananah Women’s Organization, which assists Syrian refugee women and low-income Jordanian women to develop food-based livelihoods. In the first video Fatima talks about za'atar that her organization prepares for export to the US. Za’atar is the name for both an herb (Origanicum syriacum, related to thyme) and an archetypal Palestinian spice blend, which combines the herb with sesame
A film telling the inspiring story of South African women seeking food justice This is a film about resilience – three generations of older women in a village in South Africa who came together in the dying days of apartheid to create a community garden. In the midst of severe drought and political turmoil, older women with limited access to land and little political voice joined together, beyond the household, beyond their kin, to make
As part of a lecture series on Decolonizing Settler Societies, Dr. Vibert gives a presentation on the history of apartheid and dispossession in Jopi Village, South Africa and the lasting legacies from that history. *This lecture was originally presented to an undergraduate seminar class in the History Department at the University of Victoria
The following article brings some good news from La Guajira, where a participatory-research project has resulted in a thriving community garden. Currently, they have crops of watermelon, squash, corn, beans, melon and yucca. The rainwater has also made possible the significant increase of goats and goats, and the care of the cows recently incorporated. This production directly benefits 45 families from the Taiguaicat, Pañarrer and Limunaka communities of the Manaure reservation, in which 206 people
The Crop Captain http://www.notiwayuu.com/2020/07/el-capitan-del-cultivo.html?m=1 "And here I am asking Juya - Father of the Rain, to visit these lands soon, because the livelihood and economy of hundreds of families throughout the La Guajira peninsula depend on the rain and much more in this confinement due to the pandemic." Photographic rights of: Belkis Fontalvo Ramírez By Covid 19 Hunger and thirst get worse in Wayuu territory http://www.notiwayuu.com/2020/07/empeoran-hambre-y-sed-en-territorio_23.html "With the closure of all commercial activities by governments

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