Daily Archive for January 28th, 2009

Farmers Must Defend Their Living

Food and Fuel Forum
43 Fifth St., Barataria, Trinidad and Tobago
January 23, 2003

Food and Fuel ForumThe handing over of prime Caroni lands to selected companies certainly raises cause for concern about the government’s agricultural policy and who benefits from it.

Small farmers all over the country have been fighting for thirty, forty and even fifty years for security of tenure. It is the most crucial issue facing farmers today and is the main obstacle in farmers’ effort to produce abundant food for the nation.
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