Mar 14th, 2013
WATERLOO, Iowa — At just 13 years of age Temesgen Larson has overcome more than any child ever should. The boy, born in Ethiopia, struggled daily for survival. When his mother fell ill, the child — then only 5 or 6 — took to begging on the streets of his city to gather enough food [...
Jul 12th, 2012
The Oakland Institute OAKLAND, CA – A new report by the Oakland Institute, Lives on Hold, exposes the consequences of Iowa-based AgriSol Energy LLC’s plans to lease more than 800,000 acres in Tanzania. The project initiated in 2007-2008 has moved forward without public debate or consent, ...