Former Pathways Intern Continues Work to Protect Human and Environmental Rights
Walking through the lush green fields alongside the Trou-du-Nord River, it is immediately clear that this land supports growth; fruit hangs heavy from the trees and vegetation rises waist-high. These fields were once some of the most fertile farmland in Northeast Haiti, and supported up to 4,000 people – some of whom had farmed the land for generations. However, a cinderblock wall now blocks off 250 hectares of this land from the people who had relied on it for both their livelihoods and their source of food.
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