Two Million Dollars Marked for Honduran Farmers

The Howard G. Buffett Foundation announced a two-year, $2.4 million commitment to scale up the World Food Program’s innovative “Purchase for Progress” (P4P) program in Honduras. P4P empowers smallholder farmers-those farming less than five hectares of land-through critical training, education and paying fair prices for their produce. Eight thousand Honduran farmers will benefit from this […]

Aguán Dispute Hinders Foreign Relations

The reported killing of 23 Honduran farmers in a dispute with the owners of UN-accredited palm oil plantations in Honduras is forcing the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) executive board to reconsider its stakeholder consultation processes. In Brussels, the Green MEP Bas Eickhout called the alleged human rights abuses “a disgrace”, and told EurActiv he would […]

Operation Xatruch II Discussed

Government officials, including the National Police and Armed Forces, gathered at the Presidential House to discuss the implementation of Operation Xatruch II, which is aimed at establishing stability in the Aguá area and disarming all residents. Honduran Security Minister Oscar Álvarez said he regretted the recent deaths of innocent civilians, and sympathized with those who […]