Protected natural areas in Costa Rica reduced poverty by 16 percent in neighboring communities, mainly by encouraging ecotourism, according to new research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Although earlier studies indicated that establishing protected areas in poor regions can lead to reductions in poverty, there was no… more »
CHICAGO–The Georgia State University chapter of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (NLA) has been recognized as the best chapter in the United States at the organization’s national conference in Chicago.
The 2014 Sprint Campus Program Excellence Award was presented to the chapter members attending the conference in a presentation… more »
Since earning his doctorate in economics from Georgia State University nine years ago, Jim Barnhart has been busy breaking new ground for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Zambia, Pakistan, Lebanon and, most recently, Albania, where he has served as mission director since August 2012.
This month Balkan Business Today reported that Albanian Prime… more »