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Rural Livelihoods in a Globalizing World

April 15, 2011 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Rural Livelihoods in a Globalizing World

Brazilian Landless Movement activistsJoin us beforehand at 4:00pm for a screening of Strong Roots: The Landless Worker’s Movement in Brazil (Raiz Forte), a documentary that also covers the brutal massacre of 19 peasants in the northern state of Pará by Brazilian police on April 17, 1996.


  • Lorrette Picciano, Executive Director, Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural
  • Emira Woods, Co-Director of Foreign Policy in Focus at Institute for Policy Studies
  • Lynn Schneider, Agricultural Officer, USAID

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April 15, 2011
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, East Quad Building (EQB) Lounge
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