Agriculture & Autonomy in the Middle East

The Tigris River. Photo credit: Ercan Ayboğa
Hasankeyf, a predominantly Kurdish historic town in Turkey, and the proposed site of a large hydroelectric dam which would threaten the local ecosystem and water supply. MEM has been active in opposing the project.
A 2016 interview with Ercan Ayboğa of the Mesopotamian Ecology Movement
A vegetable garden grown by Kurdish refugees from Iraq, with the help of MEM activists

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Local Futures works to renew ecological, social and spiritual well-being by promoting a systemic shift towards economic localization.