Other Worlds has been collecting interviews from grassroots leaders and people affected by land grabs in Haiti - plus conducting critical research and analysis - for an article series on land rights and food sovereignty. Currently planned or underway in Haiti is mining for gold and other minerals, foreign agribusiness, free trade zones, new wharves, and two new airports. All of these are to take place on land where peasant farmers and other destitute people live. Together, the pieces in the series paint a clear picture of what’s at stake, how activists are fighting back, and what just and equitable economic development could look like.
Read the Articles!
- "The Struggle for Land Justice Knows No Borders": Corporate Pillaging in Haiti" featuring an interview with Nixon Boumba
- "The Blood of the Earth: Agriculture, Land Rights, and Haitian History" featuring an interview with Ricot Jean-Pierre
- "Haiti's Fradulent Presidential Frontrunner Seizes Land For His Own Banana Republic" by Joshua Steckley and Beverly Bell
- Women Farmers and Land Grabs in Haiti: An interview with Iderle Brénus
The next piece will be published later this Spring. If you are interested in helping to distribute the series, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.