Latin American researchers have identified six factors that can spell the difference between growth and stagnation in rural areas. Key is a strong coalition of all stakeholders.
StoryFood and Agriculture FARMING SYSTEMS FOOD SECURITYRegionEcuadorNicaraguaPeru
Taking Care of What We Have: Participatory Natural Resource Management on the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua
Together, rapid population growth, increased commercialization and exploitation of aquatic resources, deforestation and pollution, and encroachments on communally owned resources by national and transnational private interests are placing the worlPublication DateSaturday, January 1, 2000
What factors triggered the municipalization of forest management in Latin America? How is this process evolving in reality? Is the decentralization jeopardizing the region’s forests or fostering sustainable development?Publication DateThursday, January 1, 2004