In the 1900s, tax incentives lured major pharmaceutical corporations to the island. Puerto Ricans left the land for the office. But gourmet crops like cacao have enticed islanders to return to agriculture, building a burgeoning chocolate hot spot.
Puerto Rico imports 85% of its food. It was once a thriving agricultural hub thanks to its tropical climate, rich biodiversity, and sustainable farming traditions. These farms are part of the agroecology movement that seeks food sovereignty.
After a yearlong battle, Indian farmers have forced Narendra Modi to repeal his neoliberal farm laws. The movement that took on Modi and won is a powerful blow against India’s ruling Hindu nationalists.
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