LET THE CELEBRATION BEGIN!

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It’s official!

Today the call for applications is “live” at WAF Awards. We are looking for people doing incredible things to help the less fortunate ones who are struggling in the areas of finding clean water to drink, clean air to breathe, and adequate healthy food to eat.  If you know of anyone who has devoted their lives to these causes, now is the time to speak up.  The nominations are open to anyone who wants to favor the good deeds of people who have practiced positive environmental change for at least two years.  Tell us.  Let us know who these modest heroes are.

Come!  Join us in creating the celebration of the 2016 WAF Awards.

Video of Professor Virginia Li’s (Li Zhen) Pilot Program in China

Yunnan FarmlandFeatured in the US National Library of Medicine, Bloomberg.com, and UCLA’s Center for Health Equity, Professor Virginia C. Li’s (Li Zhen) pilot program in China seems to be working.

In an effort to convince the highest producing tobacco country in the world that there are more advantageous ways to promote a healthy ecology and economy, Professor Li set up three test sites with 458 volunteer farmers in Yunnan Provence, Yuxi, China, to grow crops other than tobacco.

Why Yuxi?  The Yuxi Cigarette Company is one of the . . . (read more here and watch the video).

 

* Market-building as State-building in China’s Tobacco Industry. Page 132. Proquest. Google Books

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