Jalapa (Nicaragua)

Type: City
Name: Jalapa (Nicaragua)
Country: Nicaragua
Latitude: 13.92
Longitude: -86.139999
population: 33,620
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]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Talking Tobacco with Nestor Andrés Plasencia

There was never a doubt that Nestor Andrés Plasencia would grow cigar tobacco. The fifth-generation tobacco man—known to many in the cigar world as Nestor Jr.—graduated from agricultural school in 1998 and days later was working side-by-side with his ... [Published Cigar Aficionado - Mar 11 2014]
Entities: Tobacco, Organic, Nicaragua


"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...

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Nicaragua News Bulletin (March 18, 2014) [Published NicaNet - Apr 05 2014]
Nicaragua: Entrepreneuse and Successful [Published World Food Programme - Mar 18 2014]
Talking Tobacco with Nestor Andrés Plasencia [Published Cigar Aficionado - Mar 11 2014]
Mike's Cigars Exclusive: Davidoff Releases Nica... [Published PRWeb - Jul 29 2013]
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