Worksheets and Projects in Development Economics
Land Rush is a printable board game simulating a rush for land and natural resources in central Africa. There are explanations in English, French and Spanish, as well as introductory videos. The key messages of the game, listed by the site, include risk diversification vs. profit maximisation in the choices made by smallhold farmers. The site includes guidance for using the game in teaching, including questions to use during a debriefing session.
Free online introductory course with twenty hours of material, with materials downloadable in a variety of formats. This module considers "the three themes referred to as PASH - Power and Agency, Scale and History, and programmes to promote livelihoods".
This blog is written by Chitra Nayak, an economist who works for FINO (Financial Inclusion Network and Operations Ltd) in India. She deals with topics such as food prices, financial inclusion in India, rural health care and corruption. Some guest posts are included. An interesting blog which could provide topics for classroom discussion, or links to online materials for teaching.