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Organic women join forces The new Organic Women's Network has been created to increase female leadership and ensure the industries future. The creator, Annie Brownjohn says women interact and operate business differently and are more likely to share information and so a formal group was needed. Miss Brownjohn has been producing and marketing [...]
By RODRIQUE NGOWI – 3 days ago GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Diana Felber brought her groceries to the checkout and counted out her cash — purple, blue and green bills that are good only at businesses in western Massachusetts. Read more...
Organic Alliance Completes the Acquisition of AvocadoMan Brand. In 2007, the AvocadoMan Brand Generated $12,000,000 in Top Line Revenue and Has Tracked Twice That Rate in 2008 Jan. 8--Organic Alliance just received a future revenue windfall from ongoing shortages of Avocados grown in California and Chile, primarily caused by weather conditions [...]
Tuesday, January 6, 2009 News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! Now is the time to apply to the GSBI’09 on Social Edge. Up to twenty social entrepreneurs will have a chance to win a full scholarship (worth US$25,000 each) to attend the 2009 Global Social Benefit Incubator in Silicon Valley. (more…)
If you think 2008 was exciting, you may be surprised about the pace of change in 2009 and beyond. Watch our video message by clicking on the link below. Be inspired and inspire............. (more…)
http://www.sflp.org/briefs/eng/01.pdfThe aim of this policy brief is to: Highlight the different ways in which small scale fisheries currently contribute to poverty alleviation and food security,with a focus on West Africa (more…)
Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization 2008 by Lester R. Brown. Read more...
It's an addiction that threatens our economy, our environment and our national security. It touches every part of our daily lives and ties our hands as a nation and a people. The addiction has worsened for decades and now it's reached a point of crisis. In 1970, we imported 24% of our oil. Today it's nearly 70% and growing. Read more...divx 100 [...]
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined by John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, addresses a press conference on the humanitarian situation in Gaza. United Nations, New York. 29 December 2008. UN Photo# 256293 /Mark Garten. Watch the video...
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