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Notes from Colombia

As teachers around the globe celebrate World Teachers’ Day, the CoDevelopment Canada Educator’s delegation, including BCTF President Jim Iker and BC Fed President Irene Lanzinger, are showing solidarity in the world’s most dangerous place in the world for teachers, Colombia. (more…)

Transformative Peace: a proposal for Colombia

The conflict in Colombia is the longest running conflict in Latin America. It is clear that a Colombia without war is better than a Colombia with war. So the peace dialogues underway are positive but our Latin American partner Asociación Nomadesc reminds us in this video that there are different perspectives on peace. (more…)

Community Development from the Ground Up

Kirsten Daub is in Nicaragua visiting the co-operatives that provide Café Ético’s coffee beans. She sends us this update. (more…)

Coffee and Global Warming – the Georgia Straight

Don’t miss “As climate change worsens, coffee addicts may be in for a jolt“, published in the Georgia Strait, and written by our own Kirsten Daub, Cafe Etico Coordinator.

It’s another brilliantly sunny day in Northern Nicaragua. I’ve just clambered down a mountainside, and stepping into the shade of Manuel Garcia’s coffee farm is instant relief from the heat. As we walk through the coffee trees …

Read the full article here.