Issue Two

Chapter Two

Gender Exclusion in Agriculture: Making the Case for Female Farmers

Context: In March of 2012, the Social Enterprise Institute (SEI) traveled to Nicaragua and Costa Rica as part of its capstone course focused on agricultural development. SEI partnered with Root Capital, Oikocredit and Technoserve, three social enterprises working to improve the livelihoods of small ...

Poverty in Armenia: A Quest for Political and Financial Sustainability


Armenia’s economy during the prime of the Soviet Union was an industrial sector that focused on trading manufactured goods in return for raw materials and energy. After the obliteration of the Soviet Union in 1991, Armenia shifted its focus largely on agriculture and the need for ...