Eyes on the Big Box Store Prize

Farming in El Salvador. Not the number one way to get rich quick…in fact, it’s likely well below number one hundred. Nevertheless, there are farmers out there, working tirelessly to feed us. There are many more farmers working tirelessly just to feed their families. And there are a few farmers hoping to “make it big”…

A Plea for Young Farmers

In this week’s El Diario de Hoy, a short article cited a lack of young experience as one of the major pitfalls in revitalizing agriculture in El Salvador. A renewed interest in farming by youth would help to improve food security, ecological degradation, as well as human capital. The article urges young people to head…

G-20 Recommends Increasing Investments in Agriculture

The G20 is a group comprised of the top twenty largest economies in the world; together they account for 85% of the world’s production of goods and services; over 80% of the GDP and about 80% of the world trade, while accounting for about 65% of the world’s population. The members themselves are finance ministers…