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Carol Thiessen

Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN, NYAMBURA GITHAIGA | October 17, 2022
Canada needs to bolster local food producers, particularly women, to grow a variety of nutritious foods that would contribute to healthy diets, write Nyambura Githaiga and Carol Thiessen. Photograph courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN, NYAMBURA GITHAIGA | October 17, 2022
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN, NYAMBURA GITHAIGA | October 17, 2022
Canada needs to bolster local food producers, particularly women, to grow a variety of nutritious foods that would contribute to healthy diets, write Nyambura Githaiga and Carol Thiessen. Photograph courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN, MUENI MUTINDA | October 20, 2021
The ongoing COVID pandemic has been a shock that has swept around the world, crippling health systems, driving up hunger, and shutting down economic systems. Climate change, similarly, is a global problem, harming biodiversity, gender equality, health, nutrition, food security, and economic growth. Unsplash photograph by Paddy O’Sullivan
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN, MUENI MUTINDA | October 20, 2021
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN, MUENI MUTINDA | October 20, 2021
The ongoing COVID pandemic has been a shock that has swept around the world, crippling health systems, driving up hunger, and shutting down economic systems. Climate change, similarly, is a global problem, harming biodiversity, gender equality, health, nutrition, food security, and economic growth. Unsplash photograph by Paddy O’Sullivan
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN | October 10, 2018
International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, pictured, controls Canada’s foreign-aid budget. Her government must commit to making meaningful increases to Canada’s aid budget if it is to attain the goals it’s set, writes Carol Thiessen of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN | October 10, 2018
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN | October 10, 2018
International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, pictured, controls Canada’s foreign-aid budget. Her government must commit to making meaningful increases to Canada’s aid budget if it is to attain the goals it’s set, writes Carol Thiessen of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN, VIRGINIE LEVASSEUR | November 16, 2016
Two women grind rice outside a water pump station in Timbuktu, Mali in 2013. Marco Dormino photograph courtesy of the UN
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN, VIRGINIE LEVASSEUR | November 16, 2016
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN, VIRGINIE LEVASSEUR | November 16, 2016
Two women grind rice outside a water pump station in Timbuktu, Mali in 2013. Marco Dormino photograph courtesy of the UN
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN | April 20, 2016
On average, rural women in developing countries work about 16 hours a day, significantly more than men, says Carol Thiessen. UNMISS photograph by JC McIlwaine
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN | April 20, 2016
Opinion | BY CAROL THIESSEN | April 20, 2016
On average, rural women in developing countries work about 16 hours a day, significantly more than men, says Carol Thiessen. UNMISS photograph by JC McIlwaine