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For a company that wants to deal in agri-commodities, one decision stands out among many: where to position itself in the supply chain. Being more “upstream” means you are closer to the actual growth and cultivation of the crop. Upstream … Continue reading
Bhawani and I continue our training journey in Tanzania Continue reading
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Tagged Africa, Dar Es Salaam, Kigali, Lagos, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, video blog, video log, vlog
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I’ve been struggling with how to blog about this experience so far. It has been two weeks since I have been abroad. However, I do not have a lot of experiences, per say, to write about. I have some pretty … Continue reading
There are more than 30 countries around the world that the UN considers “post-conflict.” This term means that in the past decades the country has experienced widespread violence, such as civil war or ethnic cleansing. The road to peace for … Continue reading
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Tagged Africa, civil war, conflict, contras, countries, country, ethnic cleansing, ethnic strife, Ghana, Nicaragua, peace, post-coflict, protests, reconciliation, Rwanada, UN, United Nations, violence, war
My article on food processing is not the only economics-related article making its way around the Peace Corps Nicaragua. Another Volunteer recently wrote a blog post about women in micro-finance in Nicaragua. I wanted to take the opportunity of my article … Continue reading
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