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Jun 27, 2013, 10:57 ET
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Lutheran World Relief Releases Toolkit for Small-Scale Cocoa Farmers in Latin America

Lutheran World Relief (LWR) has released a new resource for small-scale cocoa farmers and their cooperatives in Latin America entitled Learning...

Apr 02, 2013, 11:45 ET
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Lutheran World Relief to Urge Implementation of Colombian "Victims' Law" at April 3 Conference

Zoraida Castillo, Lutheran World Relief´s country director for Colombia, will speak at the April 3, 2013 conference "Land and the...

Dec 06, 2012, 16:36 ET
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Lutheran World Relief Responds to Devastating Philippines Typhoon

 Families in Mindanao, Philippines, were still working to recover from 2011's Tropical Storm Washi when Typhoon Bopha struck the island in the...

Nov 29, 2012, 15:04 ET
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Lutheran World Relief Coffee Partnership Recognized for Innovative Practices

 Lutheran World Relief received an award from InterAction's Best Practice and Innovation (BPI) Initiative, for its work with Gumutindo Coffee...

Nov 19, 2012, 09:13 ET
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Programa de Lutheran World Relief mejora las vidas de agricultores especializados en la producción de lácteos en Perú

 Gracias a una subvención de $500.000 concedida por la compañía minera Gold Fields La Cima S.A.A., Lutheran World Relief...

Nov 16, 2012, 16:55 ET
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Lutheran World Relief Program Improves the Lives of Dairy Farmers in Peru

 Thanks to a $500,000 grant from the Gold Fields La Cima S.A.A. mining company, Lutheran World Relief will extend its work to fight...

Oct 12, 2012, 16:30 ET
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Lutheran World Relief y Latin America Working Group publican informe sobre la restitución de tierras ante el conflicto que se vive en Colombia, América del Sur

Lutheran World Relief (LWR) y Latin America Working Group (LAWG) publicaron esta semana el informe "Still a Dream: Land Restitution on Colombia's...

Oct 12, 2012, 10:23 ET
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Lutheran World Relief and The Latin America Working Group Release Report on Land Restitution Amid Conflict in Colombia, South America

 Lutheran World Relief (LWR) and the Latin America Working Group (LAWG) this week released the report "Still a Dream: Land Restitution on...

Sep 27, 2012, 15:15 ET
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LWR Partner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Urge Support for Small-scale Farmers

Willington Wamayeye, co-founder and managing director of the Gumutindo Coffee Cooperative Enterprises (GCCE), a Lutheran World Relief partner in...

Sep 18, 2012, 22:44 ET
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Lutheran World Relief será coanfitrión del Foro Nacional del Cacao en Nicaragua; presentará un nuevo conjunto de herramientas de cacao para agricultores centroamericanos

 Lutheran World Relief (LWR) y el Centro para la Investigación y la Educación Agrícola Tropical (Center for Tropical...

Sep 18, 2012, 11:45 ET
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Lutheran World Relief to Co-Host National Cocoa Forum in Nicaragua; Present New Cocoa Toolkit for Central American Farmers

 Lutheran World Relief (LWR) and the Center for Tropical Agriculture Research and Education (CATIE) will host this year´s National...

Aug 31, 2012, 20:45 ET
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Lutheran World Relief copatrocinará el Premio Nacional de los Derechos Humanos en Colombia

Lutheran World Relief (LWR) se complace en copatrocinar el Premio Nacional de los Derechos Humanos en Colombia para honrar la labor de los...

Aug 31, 2012, 15:19 ET
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Lutheran World Relief to Co-sponsor National Human Rights Award in Colombia

 Lutheran World Relief (LWR) is pleased to co-sponsor the National Human Rights Award in Colombia to honor the work of the nation's...

Apr 16, 2012, 16:37 ET
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Lutheran World Relief Responds to Looming Food Crisis in West Africa

A serious food crisis is brewing in the Sahel region of West Africa, a region where more than 10 million people already face the threat of hunger...

Jan 24, 2012, 14:04 ET
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Lutheran World Relief Assisting Flood Survivors in the Philippines

 On the evening of December 16, Solidad Maestre encountered the most unforgettable typhoon of her life. The water was already knee-high...

Jan 23, 2012, 13:09 ET
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Lutheran World Relief Provides Critically Needed Water in the Philippines

 Lutheran World Relief is providing emergency water services to families who still have no access to clean drinking water more than a month...

Dec 17, 2011, 17:59 ET
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Lutheran World Relief Responds to Devastating Floods in the Philippines

 Lutheran World Relief is responding to devastating flooding caused by a tropical storm on the island of Mindanao in the southern...

Sep 27, 2011, 13:57 ET
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Drought Conditions in East Africa Remain Dire; Lutheran World Relief Mounts Long-Term Response

By the thousands, hungry, weary and desperate people continue to arrive at the gates of the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya, seeking refuge from...

Aug 16, 2011, 16:36 ET
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As Horn of Africa Crisis Deepens, Lutheran World Relief Boosts Response

As the number of people in danger of starvation continues to increase in East Africa, Lutheran World Relief is working with partners on the ground...

Jul 14, 2011, 17:20 ET
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Lutheran World Relief Responds to Humanitarian Crisis in Drought-Stricken East Africa

With the danger of widespread famine in the Horn of Africa increasing daily, Lutheran World Relief is rushing $500,000 for an immediate response...