Eric Holt-Giménez, FoodFirst/Institute for Food and Development Policy, Oakland, CA
Eric Holt-Giménez has been executive director of Food First / Institute for Food and Development Policy since July, 2006. Eric is the author of the latest Food First Book, Campesino a Campesino: Voices from Latin America’s Farmer to Farmer Movement for Sustainable Agriculture which chronicles the development of this movement in Mexico and Central America over two and a half decades. Eric worked with farmers, participated in their farmer-to-farmer trainings, and recorded their triumphs with his camera and pen. Eric came to FoodFirst from the Bank Information Center in Washington D.C. where he has served as the Latin America Program Manager.
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