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Archive for January 2017

Taking steps toward clean water in an Assam tea garden

Assam, India is famous for its high quality black tea and home to Numi Tea’s largest supplier. Yet Assam is one of India’s poorest states, in terms of access to safe drinking water. Fewer than 1 in 15 households have access to tap water. Many women and children walk up to 3 hours per day…

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Tanzanian farmers traditional seed exchange practices under threat

In order to receive development assistance, Tanzania has to give Western agribusiness full freedom and give enclosed protection for patented seeds. “Eighty percent of the seeds are being shared and sold in an informal system between neighbors, friends and family. The new law criminalizes the practice in Tanzania,” says Michael Farrelly of TOAM, an organic…

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Let’s get on board

There is a fire burning, and it’s only spreading. This fire is stoked by people around the world who are fiercely committed to ensuring a bright vision for our families and communities now and far into the future. Thank you so much for being a part of this vibrant, strategic, and resourceful Women’s Earth Alliance — a…

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WEAre Together at the Women’s March on Washington

On January 21st, hundreds of thousands of people will convene at the Women’s March on Washington and around the world. Our team at WEA couldn’t be more proud to be a part of this historic event. “More than ever before, the priorities, the agency, and the vision of women is needed. Not only in our governments,…

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