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Linking agriculture to tourism markets in Pacific



Denarau Island, Fiji, 1-3 July 2015

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Rural Development

How to restore a degraded landscape in Ethiopia ?

Photo credit: ICRISAT

The local government, Wollo University and ICRISAT are working on restoring the degraded landscape around Lake Haik and improving agricultural productivity in the region.. 152 more words


Things I Never Considered I'd Do...


It was only a 23 hour stay. Yet it was an experience that I expect I’ll remember for years to come.

Our team made a day trip to the island of Mambacayao this past Thursday. 687 more words

"Governing Boom/Bust communities", interesting research project at University of Alberta

Rapid growth and decay of rural communities has been a hallmark of Western Canadian development for decades. This is not necessarily problematic, and it may not be desirable to impose a rigid sustainability paradigm, but in many cases it has interfered with communities achieving desired outcomes and has resulted in environmental degradation. 770 more words

Sociology Of Development

They Call it Guate

Hola Amigos!!

I apologize for not writing in quite some time – My first few weeks in Guatemala City (Guate, as the locals call it) have been full and fast and it feels like I’ve been here forever already, but I still feel like I don’t know anything about this city. 1,574 more words

Living Abroad

Empowering a Village, the Case Study of Sindhiguda Village

Sindhiguda is a village in Odisha, where 90% of the people are from indigenous tribal communities. People live close to nature, worshiping the forest and depending purely on agriculture and the resources from forest for livelihood. 329 more words