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Elise Young
ActionAid USA, Washington, DC
Senior Policy Analyst specializing in Haiti redevelopment advocacy
Interests: International development, Haiti, women's rights, gender and development, fair trade, agricultural development, food security, food sovereignty, livelihood creation, smallholder farmers.
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Guest Blog Post by Elise Young, Senior Policy Analyst, ActionAid USA For me, one of the most striking images of the 2008 global food crisis was that of a young Haitian man with a mouth full of straw. The man was making a public protest at the astronomical food prices in local Haitian markets, reflecting nation-wide outrage at a food system that has been domineered by cheap imports and food aid dumping. Almost 3 years later, at the 1 year commemoration of the January 12 earthquake, Haitians have even more reasons to protest. Food security stands on a long list... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2011 at Hunger-Undernutrition Blog
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