Organic Fair Trade Farming/Impact of Climate Change on Farming: Down2Earth (Ep 110)
Catalogue Number: AP0012
Producer: Aarrow Productions
Subject: Documentary, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, First Nations Studies, Global Issues, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2012
Running Time: 21:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Organic Fair Trade Farming/Impact of Climate Change on Farming: Art visits the Toledo Cacao Growers Association in southern Belize where cacao is bought and new plants cultivated for planting in the rainforest. Mayan farmers in southern Belize practice sustainable farming methods to build a reputation as world leaders in the organic cocoa market. Wahu Kaarais is a community activist with the Kenya Debt Relief Network. She voices her concern on the effects that climate change is having on African farmers.
Filmmaker Bio: Barbara Todd Hager is a writer, producer and director. Her family traces its Métis ancestry to Red River, Fort Pitt and St. Paul des Métis Settlements. In 1999 she launched Aarrow Productions and it has grown into one of Canada’s leading Indigenous-owned media companies.
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