This post is written at 10 meters above sea level in a plane on its way from Oslo to Nicaragua to visit the Development Fund's partners in Central America. This is the first time I as a leader will visit the projects we work on in the region. I will visit cooperatives that organize women small farmers so that they now have a voice in national decision-making forums, and produce and package coffee of such a quality that the discerning European coffee market demands their products. I will meet indigenous groups who are struggling to manage and have control over the nature they have lived in and lived off for years. Some of the partners from Honduras and Guatemala will participate in delegations at the climate summit in Paris later this year. Together we will prepare to convey the vital message that the temperature has already risen so much that it affects the crops and thus their livelihood.
Takes from the poor. But the visit will be different than. . .
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