An Urban Jungle Yields Fruit in Haiti

In many developing countries, agricultural production is a major source of both employment and sustenance. In a country with poor infrastructure such as Haiti, it is often difficult for urban populations to gain access to the fresh food produced outside of the city. One organization has decided to turn the issue on its head: why not grow the food right in the city instead of transporting it?

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Giving Voice to the World’s Urban Poor: SDI + UPFI

  According to the United Nations, more than half of the world’s population now live in urban environments. This is a major shift in the history of humanity. Before this, most people identified with their rural community in a scale that allowed a greater voice for individuals in asserting their rights. In the age of the megacities, the din of …

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