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This post is being cross-posted on my Economics blog, The Economics Of … . It was written in 2015 but I delayed publishing it until I completed my service. As a Small Business Development Volunteer, I naturally find myself asking myself questions like … Continue reading
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I’m on a bit of a hot streak with facilitating some great teacher trainings, and I am highlighting what it is I do with the teachers here on the blog. This post is an explanation of my first teacher training … Continue reading
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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Peace Corps Nicaragua has a Volunteer magazine, Va Pué. An article I wrote was published in the latest edition, and I have copied it here for anyone outside of the Volunteer sphere who wants to read it: Nicaragua abounds with food, … Continue reading
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Tagged beach, economic development, exporting, fish, fish cakes, fishing, food processing, magazine, Poneloya, Va Pues