Posts by Merisa Thompson

Merisa Thompson, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

‘Eating power’ and the oligopolisation of the Haitian food economy

As one of the world’s poorest countries, the inequities in Haiti’s local food economy are deeply rooted in its troubled history and its elite-dominated political economy ‘Nothing prepares you for Haiti’. At the closing plenary of the recent Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) Conference, the first time the conference has been held there since the CSA’s inception in 1975, Trinidadian activist … Continue reading

15 September 2016 by Merisa Thompson
Categories: Development, Economics, Global crisis, Inequality, SPERI Comment Tags: , , , ,