Group of women farmers growing their cooperative with the consultation of African Development promise.

Rwanda’s booming agricultural cooperative culture (with audio story)

Twenty years after the well-known 1994 genocide, Rwanda is looking like a reformed country – one built on pre-colonial ideals of strong governmental accountability, social justice and grassroots organization. There are now more than 6,000 registered social or industrial cooperatives in Rwanda, many of which are in agriculture, according to the Rwandan Cooperative Agency, the…

High school students from all around Colorado at the Model UN Conference in Denver, April 12, 2014.

High school students discover power and self-interest at Model UN conference this weekend

High school students learned how to tackle the most troubling issues in the world today at the University of Denver Model UN Conference.  But more importantly, they had the chance to experience the dynamic power relationships between countries and self-interests.   Pressing issues such as Myanmar’s ethnic conflict and Venezuela’s drug trafficking occupied a a…