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Has Havana Reached a Crossroads? - James Warren

With the right mechanisms in place for community involvement and an emphasis on collective mobility and quality of life, could Havana leapfrog autogeddon?

30 June 2017, 10:13
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Payments for Community-Owned Solutions? - Andrea Berardi

New post challenges the global ascendancy of PES schemes, arguing that alternative framings would better sustain environmental management.

22 May 2017, 09:52
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Valuing Nature: From Ecosystem Services to an Ecosystem Valuing Framework - Yoseph Araya

New framework enriches notion of ecosystem services to ensure more attention is paid to needs of local stakeholders.

8 May 2017, 09:31
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The Environmental Costs of Trump's Wall - Shonil Bhagwat

As Donald Trump pushes ahead with his plan, Shonil Bhagwat argues we should be building wildlife bridges on the US-Mexico border – not walls.

15 February 2017, 10:55
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How to Implement the People-centred Element of the New Urban Agenda? - Philipp Horn

The UN Habitat III conference sees calls for research to make sure that people – not profit – are at forefront of local implementation practices.

25 October 2016, 09:53
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Ecuador’s Earthquake: Reconstruction For or With the People? - Philipp Horn

As Ecuador responds to its worst humanitarian disaster in decades, will govt follow a top-down, or a more participatory, reconstruction approach?

13 June 2016, 10:42
Cultivators harvesting water, western India, early 20th century, image

Territories of Conquest, Landscapes of Resistance - Sandip Hazareesingh

Were peasant cultivators in India who resisted colonial demands to grow more export crops forebears of food sovereignty movement?

13 May 2016, 09:44
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Colombian Peace Process: Rural Landscapes in Transition - Lorenza B Fontana

As Colombia edges towards peace, longstanding issues of poverty and rural development must be faced if it is to last.

3 May 2016, 10:40
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Smallholder Farmers Must be Included in Policy and Research Processes - Henry Seguya

Integrating local schemes into research and policy processes could lead to improved indicators for nutrition, food security and incomes.


29 March 2016, 11:05
Shantytown in Chittagong, Bangladesh

Climate Change: Donors, Myths & Reality - Joseph Hanlon

Bangladesh has some of the world's leading climate change experts, but to try to head off its disastrous effects they're forced to connive in tales of refugees.

25 February 2016, 10:06

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