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Berkeley to help sister city in Cuba with clean water plan (Berkeleyside.com)
Chez Panisse “Planting Seeds in Havana” Project
The Chez Panisse Foundation, Green Cities Fund and Cuba’s Antonio Nunez Jimenez Foundation have embarked on a program to improve the Cuban diet through local, sustainable, organic food production. Chez Panisse founder’s assistant, Varun Mehra reports in the May 2012 issue of ”Paper Magazine” on his exploratory trip to Cuba in March of 2012.
The Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
In 1972 Oscar winning documentary filmmaker Pierre Dominique Gaisseau traveled to Vietnam and made a film on the hospital Green Cities Fund co-founder Tom Miller established there with renowned reconstructive surgeon Arthur Barsky to treat war-injured children. The film was shown throughout Canada (on CBC) and the U.S. (NBC and PBS). With the help of Japan and Australia, the hospital continues to this day.
Watch the film here: