Thirty years have passed since the beginning of the so-called “Oslo peace process,” and yet Palestinians are no closer to statehood than when they started the process in 1993. To the contrary, the Oslo peace declaration and its subsequent negotiations have produced far more violence than peace. During the last three decades Israel has continued and accelerated its settlement building campaigns in Area C,
Author: Nasser Abufarha
Nasser Abufarha is the founder of the Palestinian Fair Trade Association and Canaan Fair Trade. He is responsible for helping to revitalize Palestine's traditional olive industry.
Growing Hope in the Holy Land
Preserving trees, tradition and livelihoods in Palestine. This article is excerpted from Dr. Bronner’s 2017 All-One Report. In 2004, I was returning to Palestine from the US to conduct anthropological research for my doctorate. As I traveled through the land—the Jenin, Nablus, and Ramallah areas of the West Bank—I noticed a number of uncultivated olive tree terraces.