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Farming a Fix for Rural Youth Unemployment in Ethiopia Farming a Fix for Rural Youth Unemployment in Ethiopia Thursday, 18 December 2014 A youth group performs a play Woraba, Ethiopia. (photo: Sarah Dalle) In a field dotted with onions, a dozen youth perform a play they wrote about love, unemployment and leaving your family and home...
ICYMI Monday: Yield-Gap? What Yield-Gap? ICYMI Monday: Yield-Gap? What Yield-Gap? Monday, 15 December 2014 Organic farming can feed the world if done right, scientists claim - independent.co.uk A new analysis of more than 100 agricultural studies says the "yield gap" between conventional and organic farming...
Prevent Disease, Reduce Pollution, Preserve Landscape - All with a Cook Stove Prevent Disease, Reduce Pollution, Preserve Landscape - All with a Cook Stove Thursday, 11 December 2014 Thanks to support from Canadians like you, USC Canada's Gifts that Grow campaign has been able to build, transport and install hundreds of improved cook stoves in the high mountain regions of Nepal...
Tomatoes at this Time of Year?! - Mali Update Part 2 Tomatoes at this Time of Year?! - Mali Update Part 2 Tuesday, 09 December 2014 This is part two of our Mali update. Check out the first part This is What Climate Change Looks Like for more info. In Dimatro, a village in Mali, it's about as odd to be harvesting tomatoes at this time...
ICYMI Monday: Eating Against Climate Change, Soil Crisis & more ICYMI Monday: Eating Against Climate Change, Soil Crisis & more Monday, 08 December 2014 By Mila Milankovic, guest-blogger for USC Canada Lima climate change talks best chance for a generation, say upbeat diplomats - theguardian.com The two-week climate negotiations in Lima, Peru started...
Soil: Not Just That Stuff You Step On Soil: Not Just That Stuff You Step On Thursday, 04 December 2014 Soil is dirty and sometimes smelly. It gets walked all over and brushed off the soles of shoes. But it is also full of life - it's that happy place where seeds go to grow. Did you know 95 per cent of the...
LottaHitschmanova tbnWhat's in a Name?

We’re called USC Canada because we started out way back in 1945 as the Unitarian Service Committee, founded by the energetic and indefatigable Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova. We’re still planting the seeds that Lotta sowed. Find out more about our founder, Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova.

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