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7085: Re: 7056: land reform (fwd)
From: Joanne Kaufman <email@example.com>
I've watched the land reform discussion wavering, but have to jump in since
I worked for Christian Peacemaker Teams, the organization whose
documentation of land reform was just cited. I guess I'm glad to see CPT's
work cited; however, I am surprised no Haitians or other folks, groups, or
organizations with real facts and understandings from Haiti "en dehors" have
comments to make. No USAID studies? No United Nations studies?
I know that there's plenty of tension around land and land reform; another
team I worked on in Haiti worked in the North, not the Artibonite where this
team was located. They had thoughts about allegedly huge landholdings of
the church. . .
I'd be curious to know what _Haitian_ (or other, more recent) research and
reflection has been done on the land reform process; know what progress has
been made, etc.
Joanne "Jake" Kaufman
CPT Reservist in Boulder, CO
PS: If anyone lives in the area, I'd love to practice Kreyol once in a
From: Bob Corbett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Haiti mailing list <email@example.com>
Subject: 7056: land reform (fwd)
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 12:33:59 -0600 (CST)
From: mark gill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
this link is but one example of the land reform issue in Haiti........it
gives indication that the issue was persued under Preval...............
being labeled "anti-Aristide" suggests that the author of that post is
perhaps not aware of the land reform issue currently underway in
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