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EcoFarm conference: Women Building Local Economies with Agroecology in Mesoamerica
Thu Jan 23 at 3:30 pm
Meet EcoFarm’s 2020 visiting delegation from Nicaragua and Mexico: small-scale coffee farmers who have reduced and eliminated their use of chemical inputs with agroecology. Co-presented with CAN. This session will be presented in Spanish with interpretation in English.
$10 student tickets. $40 Early Bird Tickets until January 10th. $60 General Admission.
The agroecology delegation will join an all-day workshop of presentations and breakout sessions with Vandana Shiva and Bay Area scholars and activists, to share their stories as small-scale coffee farmers who have reduced and eliminated their use of chemical inputs with agroecology. For more information on this Right Livelihood workshop click here.
CAN is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to sustain rural livelihoods and environments in the global south through the integration of agroecology-based research, education, and development strategies. Our work is both regional and global, with projects and activities in Mexico, Central America, and the United States, and our International Agroecology Shortcourse, which has trained hundreds of farmers, researchers, and community leaders from around the world since 2000.