TITLE: Haiti and the Aftermath: Actions, Vision & a Plan
SPEAKER: Chavennes Jean-Baptiste
EVENT DATE: 09/27/2010
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 276 minutes
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Chavennes Jean-Baptiste, founder of the Peasant Movement of Papay, addressed how his organization is responding to the earthquake in Haiti.
Speaker Biography: Agronomist Chavannes Jean-Baptiste founded the Peasant Movement of Papaye (MPP) in 1973 to teach the people of Haiti the principles of sustainable agriculture. It has become one of the most effective environmental peasant movements in Haitian history, successfully fostering economic development, environmental protection and individual survival.