colonization beginning the process of disparity of wealth between nations,
global corporate trade mechanisms today continue that process. Now we
go to Haiti, which has been the hardest hit nation in this hemisphere.
The following program is from a panel discussion that took
place at the day long conference titled “Planting Prosperity and Harvesting
Health:Trade-offs and Sustainability
in Our Regional Food System.”
The April conference focused on
the recently released draft report from the Institute of Portland Metropolitan
Studies, which assesses food system sustainability trends in the region.
Anuradha Mittal Is also the former Co Director, Food First; Contributor, "The Status of International Food Aid Negotiations: An Update to Food Aid or Food Sovereignty? Ending World Hunger In Our Time" (April2008); economic globalization, loss of American farms, effects of global economy on sustainability, hunger, poverty, impact on large trade agreements.