'The price is high but the designs and quality are to my liking." The sales at fashion houses had been slow until the 15th of Ramadan due to adverse weather, said Shahin Ahmed, vice-president of the FEAB
. He, however, sounded less sanguine than Azad: though sales increased from the last week, it would not cover the expected turnover.
(3.) The Agroenergy Conference, 28-31 October 2007, generated a unified common position (first time) from a broad coalition of actors: Via Campesina Brazil (seven social movements, including: Rural Youth Pastoral (PJR), Pastoral Land Commission (CPT), the Federation of Agronomy University Students (FEAB
), and the peasant movements: Landless People's Movement (MST), Small Producers Movement, (MPA) Peasant Women Movement (MMC), Dam Affected People's Movement (MAB) and Missionary Indigenist Council (CIMI); Central Workers Union (CUT), REBRIP, FBOMS, Terra de Direitos, Friends of the Earth - Brazil, FASE, IEEP, REPAS, Cooperbio, Ecossocialist Network, Fetrasp, Feraesp, SindPetro, Dhesca Brasil.
Also appearing will be The Oysterband, Johnny Feab
, Tijaz, Bob Delyn a'r Ebillion, Fernhill, Neck, Boys from the Hill, Pigyn Clust and Meic Stevens.