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Episode 008 – Marianne

https://monkeybuddhadiaries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/MBT-008-Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMarianne has done a lot of things and knows a lot of stuff. I’ve had the pleasure of living with her the last three weeks and learning more than I ever expected about yeasts, bees and cheeses. She’s kicking off an exciting new venture in Boston known as Uncommon …

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Cracking the Brain Crack – 30 Day Challenges

Loyal followers of The MonkeyBuddha Diaries will have noticed that there hasn’t been much to follow a while now. While the podcast has stayed satisfactorily strong (I have low standards), my last written post howls from the forgotten geologic era of seven months ago in, a time known as “November 2017.” Even that entry was …

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Episode 007 – Kahwa Kansengerwa

https://monkeybuddhadiaries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/MBT-007-Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJoin me for a trip to the (wonderfully soundproofed) radio studio of KRC 102 FM for a conversation with Kahwa Kansengerwa! I’ve spoken before about the expeditious rate of development and widespread fondness for modernization found around Fort Portal — Kahwa is an exception to the rule. A self-proclaimed …

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Episode 006 – Manyindo Richard and Tusiime Patrick

https://monkeybuddhadiaries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/MBT-006-Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhat should be the role of the state in regulating the free market to ensure price protections for rural agriculturalists? This was NOT the question I expected to break down with today’s guests Manyindo Richard and Tusiime Patrick… but that’s where we arrived at. After considering the classic dilemma …

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Episode 005 – 17 Nonclusions From 17 Days In The US, Pt. 2

https://monkeybuddhadiaries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/MBT-005-Recut.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe’re really cranking now! As promised, here’s part two of my solo podcast wrapping up everything significant that’s wandered through my head for the first portion of this experience. Here I cover Nonclusions 10 through 17, touching on such spicy topics as local optima, existential angst and greener grass! …

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Episode 004 – 17 Nonclusions From 17 Days In The US, Pt. 1

https://monkeybuddhadiaries.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/MBD-004-Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSheesh, it’s been a minute, hasn’t it? Hope you’re well! On my end, I recently made it back from spending the holidays back in the US. Doing so neatly cut off the first 1/3rd of my fellowship from the remaining 2/3rds, and it only seemed right to put out …

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Episode 003 – Hugh

https://monkeybuddhadiaries.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/MBT-003-Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhat do cryptocurrencies, diseased tulips, and thoroughbred racehorses have in common? Find out from Hugh, KFSP’s accounting volunteer who lived with us for past four weeks!

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Moments and Misconceptions

After being treated to the wonderful bulletpoint email updates of my friend Jeff who’s currently fulfilling a Princeton in Africa post with Imani development in Malawi, it struck me just how many interesting and noteworthy experiences have crossed my path here which aren’t big enough to warrant a dedicated entry, but may still, in aggregate, …

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Episode 002 – Rwabuhinga Francis & Gorret

https://monkeybuddhadiaries.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/MBT-002-9-28-17-Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt took almost a month, but Episode 2 is here! Join me for a conversation with two other members of KFSP’s Conservation Education team, my coordinator Rwabuhinga Francis and colleague Gorret. We of course cover the basics of what conservation education is all about and why it’s so important …

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