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Co-Chair Yvonne Harz-Pitre
Yvonne Harz-Pitre is the co-chair of Farming First, a multi-stakeholder coalition of than 170 organizations operating around the world. The coalition exists to articulate, endorse, and promote practical, actionable programs and activities to further sustainable agricultural development worldwide.
by Yvonne Harz-Pitre
When Halima Naiga was seven, she was told she had to leave school. Why? Because her parents did not want to waste money educating girls. When incomes are low, as they are in the rural area of Uganda where Halima is from, education for girls is one of the first things to be cut in…