“Our warehouses allow Mexican growers and shippers to establish themselves as American growers and shippers so they can sell directly to markets north of here,” says Carlos Zambito, marketing director of the McAllen Produce Terminal Market (MPTM). “The warehouses are an incubator for Mexican businesses that are getting started here in the U.S.” Zambito added, “Earlier this year, Mexico built an east-west highway that goes all the way from the west coast (near Nogales) to the
This year’s theme is Indigenous Peoples and Education to highlight the importance of education and preserving indigenous knowledge.
Around the world, many indigenous people cannot access the basic right to education. Their traditional methods of teaching, learning, and cultivating food are not always respected by education systems and teachers. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon explains that “their history, traditions, languages, and knowledge are part of the very bedrock