Jalapa (Nicaragua)

Type: City
Name: Jalapa (Nicaragua)
Country: Nicaragua
Latitude: 13.92
Longitude: -86.139999
population: 33,620
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Nicaragua: Nicaraguan Smallholder Farmers Working to Improve Efficiency and Stability

Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Nicaragua In Nicaragua, the World Food Programme (WFP) supports various activities with the aim of developing food security in vulnerable households. WFP’s initiatives in nutrition, education, and agriculture contribute ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Nicaragua: Entrepreneuse and Successful

WFP/Alberth RamosMartha Mautute is a 36 year old single woman from the town of Jalapa, Nueva Segovia. Martha has been an active member of the smallholder farmer’s organization “Nuevo Horizonte” (New Horizons) for the past 5 years. While speaking with ... [Published World Food Programme - Mar 18 2014]

Quotes

"I have participated in three field schools, where I acquired useful information about the production of mazie and beans and the household economy. Now I know how to identify diseases and pests. And I know what chemicals and organic products to use to eliminate them”, affirms Martha. Other techniques such as the analysis of the agro ecosystem, planting density and soil analysis allows for improved yields and quality of production. From her sales in 2011 Martha was able to pay off half of her 2 acres of land in Jalapa. The success from the following harvest allowed her to repay the debt in its entirety. Finally she has become an official land owner!"
...According to the cigar company, "The relentless pursuit for the right blend paid off when they discovered that a blend crafted with the finest leaves from plants grown in the fiery volcanic soil regions of Nicaragua created just the right balance of sweet and bitter notes to tantalize the palate." The aging process used by Davidoff makes for a more refined Nicaraguan cigar, giving the typically strong tobaccos time to calm down and mellow out...

More Content

All (5) | News (4) | Reports (0) | Blogs (1) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Nicaragua: Nicaraguan Smallholder Farmers Worki... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Nicaragua: Smallholder Farmers Working to Impro... [Published TrustMedia - 21 hours ago]
Nicaragua News Bulletin (March 18, 2014) [Published NicaNet - Apr 05 2014]
Nicaragua: Entrepreneuse and Successful [Published World Food Programme - Mar 18 2014]
Mike's Cigars Exclusive: Davidoff Releases Nica... [Published PRWeb - Jul 29 2013]
1
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
Nicaragua: Nicaraguan Smallholder Farmers Worki... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Nicaragua In Nicaragua, the World Food Programme (WFP) supports various activities with the aim of developing food security in vulnerable households. WFP’s initiatives in nutrition, education, and agriculture contribute ...
1
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.