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Perspectives

Publication Date

5-1-2012

Abstract

This study examines grassroots organizations with respect to their effectiveness in initiating a cultural change in the agricultural practices in Central American countries. This study used qualitative data from a study conducted by Sustainable Harvest Internationals’ Honduras Affiliate. The study was done to assess the long-term impacts of the grassroots organization Sustainable Harvest International. They determined that a vast majority of participants had indeed improved their living conditions and were using sustainable agricultural practices. Additional successful grassroots are provided, exemplifying the advantages of grassroots organizations in making change. The success for these grassroots organizations could provide a format for other grassroots efforts across the globe.

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