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Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont

Community Development and Applied Economics

Service Learning Areas

Ecotourism

Students have been working with the rural community of Cerro Azul, located in a beautiful cloud forest, to assist with the development of a community based ecotourim project for 4 years. Students have helped the community members develop skills including small business economics, inter-institutional relations, hospitality, marketing, trail building, and conservation. CDAE has worked with other rural communities in Honduras as well.

          Honduras Projects

CID picStudents birdwatching in Cerro Azul, 2005

CID picChildren of Callejones with heritage hot peppers, 2007

CID picBrooke Ray plowing with oxen in Callejones, 2005

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