For more information about our project, please visit the following resources:

Online Tools

Interactive Map: Follow the supply chain of the four staple goods studied from their production to the final consumer in the city of Cartagena. See stakeholder testimonies, images of the market, and more.

Blog: Read personal statements from students and researchers about their experience in Cartagena.

Reports and Documents

Executive Summary (pdf): Read an executive summary of the final report presented to the Cartagena Major’s Office.

Final Report: The final report presented to Cartagena’s Major’s Office is available as a pdf document in Spanish. To obtain a copy, please contact Martha Bonilla at mbp [at] mit [dot] edu.

Case Studies: Read the lessons that other food market intervention cases can teach us: Accra, Ghana; Bangkok, Thailand; and Lima, Perú (summary, pdf report)


January 25, 2010: Presentation to the city Major's office and the community on the findings of the project and recommendations developed (pdf, video)

March 24, 2010: Presentation to MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP) (pdf)


Context Video: See images from the Bazurto market in this one-minute video.

Photo Archive: See pictures of the Bazurto market as well as action shots of our group in Cartagena

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