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University of Guelph Students Help World Accord Link New Technologies with Sustainable Agriculture

09 Jan, 2017 - By

Last fall, students in international development from the University of Guelph collaborated with World Accord on an analysis of the use of new technologies in information and communication in the agricultural sector. This class helped us answer the question: “How can we harness technological innovation in the Toronto/Waterloo corridor to help small farmers around the […]

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60% off Donations for Giving Tuesday Only

60% off Donations for Giving Tuesday Only

28 Nov, 2016 - By

Due to the amazing support of a key contributor, your donation will be matched 6-4 for Giving Tuesday only.   When you donate $40 this mobilizes $100 worth of empowering program activity.   Not only that – they have covered the administrative costs for donations made on Giving Tuesday.   Whether you give $40, $400 or $4,000, your […]

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Rent-To-Own Land Program in Progress

Rent-To-Own Land Program in Progress

28 Oct, 2016 - By

One of the things keeping poor rural families in extreme poverty is lack of land.  They generally have to rent it. To afford the rent they have to work relatively unproductive land that needs lots of improvement.  Once they have worked it well and made the land productive, the landlord generally increases the rent or […]

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Proposal to Increase Canada’s Aid for Agriculture:

Proposal to Increase Canada’s Aid for Agriculture:

22 Sep, 2016 - By

We’ve joined with many other organizations to encourage Canada to make a big new investment in small-scale farming.  Our proposal includes 10 approaches relating to agriculture that will help Canada reach many of its development goals.  Check out the proposal in French or English in long or short form at the website. See or download […]

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