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We are organized and we know what we want, says leader of global movement of peasant farmers

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An interview with Elizabeth Mpofu, Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Smallholder Organic Farmers Forum and La Via Campesina General Coordinator.

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What happens when we stop “reacting”

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“Was I being open to engage in dialogue? Or was I reacting and trying to force my analysis in the same fashion I rejected the information imparted on me?”

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“Another world is possible”

Photos courtesy Desmond D'Sa.

Desmond D’Sa visits the oil-producing Niger delta 20 years after the murder and assassination of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni 8.

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“Every woman needs to reconnect to the soil”

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An interview with Mphatheleini Makaulele, indigenous leader, farmer, activist, and Director of Dzomo la Mupo, a community-based organization in rural South Africa.

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Supporting earthquake survivors: A report from Women Awareness Centre Nepal

WACN staff distributing tents to the Shankhupatichaur Village Development Committee. Photo courtesy of Women Awareness Centre Nepal.

A partner reports how they’ve used resources from IDEX’s Nepal Recovery and Resilience Fund.

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Biowatch builds the future of agroecology

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Excerpts from Biowatch South Africa’s December 2015 newsletter.

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ISMU’s recipe for change

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“This recipe can create a more humane and caring world.” Our last recipe of the year submitted by the Institute for Overcoming Urban Poverty (ISMU), a long-time IDEX partner in Guatemala.

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La receta que cambia el mundo de ISMU

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“Esta receta puede generar un mundo más humano y solidario.” Enviado por Elvira Sanchez, de Instituto para la Superación de la Miseria Urbana (ISMU) en Guatemala.

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Do bottom-up approaches work? Here’s your evidence.

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A third-party evaluation finds that IDEX partner Sahyog Sansthan’s long-term accompaniment approach to working with communities is effective. Years later, a watershed area is found to be well-maintained by the villagers.

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Does IDEX “walk the talk”?

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A welcome and challenging question has our team reflecting on nine ways that we “walk our talk.”

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