Tag Archives: Agriculture Value Chain

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What Independence Day has to do with Cocoa Farmers in Latin America

Posted on 01. Jul, 2013 by .

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“May our barns be filled, with produce of every kind; may our sheep increase by thousands, by tens of thousands in our fields, and may our cattle be heavy with young.” -Psalm 144:13-14a This week here in the United States we take time off to celebrate Independence Day. Aside from the grilled meats, fireworks displays […]

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Anita Shows Off Success – Women Thrive

Anita Shows Off Success – Women Thrive

Posted on 06. Jul, 2011 by .

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One cannot simply ignore the high spirit of Dalit women when Lutheran World Relief ‘s Asia staff visited their place in Ravidas Tola, one of the sub-villages dominated by schedule castes in Bihar, India. As colorful as their sari clothing, are the miniatures of their individual enterprises that they proudly showed and described to us. […]

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The Problem with Drudgery

The Problem with Drudgery

Posted on 10. Jun, 2011 by .

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“A little hard work never hurt anybody.”  It was practically a mantra in the house where I grew up.  My parents were both raised on farms and helped in the fields from an early age.  They were never particularly sympathetic to my claims that I was overworked by a few household chores like making beds […]

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Agriculture Value Chain: Increasing Income for Farmers

Agriculture Value Chain: Increasing Income for Farmers

Posted on 29. Apr, 2011 by .

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by Daniel Lee Greetings from Bamako, the capital city of Mali, located in West Africa. On April 27, LWR’s staff from across Africa and the U.S. gathered here to begin two weeks of annual planning, learning and project visits. It’s an amazing opportunity to step back from our daily work to ask big questions, create […]

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