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Seed savers are key to communities' food security and food sovereignty.
The Government of Canada supports SeedChange with $2.6 million to prevent a food crisis in Latin AmericaNovember 9, 2020 4:16 pm Leave your thoughts
Since August, SeedChange has been delivering a $2.6 million emergency food security response program in the Dry Corridor of Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua, funded by the Government of Canada.
With food prices rising and the pandemic disrupting supply chains, would everyone be able to find and afford enough food?
“You almost cannot help but feel connected when you work with seed.”
“There have been a lot of challenges. But a lot of learning too—that’s how I'm going to look at it.”
We must act now to prevent a major food crisis in Central America in the wake of COVID-19.
We need to work together in solidarity, across borders, to tackle this crisis and the many others that layer onto it.
"Not only have I gained a lot of knowledge, but I’ve also become much more emancipated as a housewife.”
“Nothing would be possible on this land without the water.” Support a farmer with the gift of water this Giving Tuesday.
The family’s small plot of land, perched 2,500 metres above sea level, was missing something crucial: water.
In the Global South, a majority of women are farmers.
Irania is a strong advocate and inspiration for rural women and youth across Nicaragua.
At just fifteen years old, Denia founded a group that would change her community and the trajectory of her life.
Caroline Chartrand saves the seeds Métis people in southern Manitoba saved for generations.
Fanta is a mother of eight, grandmother to 13 and guardian to one very useful grain that everyone had thought lost for good.