Mr. Benolkin's Human Geography
6 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Justin Benolkin from MVAPHG
Scoop.it!

Global demand for Bolivian 'super grain' quinoa putting stress on fragile Bolivian highlands

Global demand for Bolivian 'super grain' quinoa putting stress on fragile Bolivian highlands | Mr. Benolkin's Human Geography | Scoop.it
LA PAZ, Bolivia - The growing global demand for quinoa by health food enthusiasts isn't just raising prices for the Andean "super grain" and living standards among Bolivian farmers

Via mkauls
Justin Benolkin's insight:

The affects of food consumption in a globalized world.  

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Justin Benolkin
Scoop.it!

Project Has Citizens Making Budget Choices - CityLimits.org

Project Has Citizens Making Budget Choices - CityLimits.org | Mr. Benolkin's Human Geography | Scoop.it
A pilot effort is under way in four City Council districts to give constituents some say in which capital projects are funded. Amid successes and snags, there are signs the initiative is getting citizens more engaged in government.
Justin Benolkin's insight:

Urban design directly from the people.  A novel, and possibley welcomed, idea in urbanization.

more...
No comment yet.