Solutions from the Land expands its engagement in the United Nations with the election of A.G. Kawamura as co-chair of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)’s Farmers Major Group. The UNEP, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, is the leading global authority on the environment. “The UNEP farmers constituency will be well served by A.G.,” says Ernie Shea, Solutions from the Land president.
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A.G. Kawamura elected to co-chair UN Environment Program Farmers Group
California farmer A.G. Kawamura has always wanted to be involved in bringing an end to hunger. He started in his own backyard, with Orange County Produce, which delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly to his local food bank, as well as more traditional venues including grocery stores and...
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