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  1. Library Resource
    Instituto Socioambiental
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Latin America and the Caribbean, South America, Brazil, Colombia
    O informe de avanços Cartografia dos sítios sagrados do Noroeste Amazônico que apresentamos a seguir, é uma compilação de exemplos e experiências que buscam dar conta, por um lado, da riqueza cultural e ambiental constituída pelos sistemas de lugares sagrados do Noroeste Amazônico; por outro, da diversidade de aproximações e entendimentos entre as visões de mundo indígenas e o modo como as organizações da sociedade civil e do Estado compreendem este patrimônio cultural.
  2. Library Resource
    January, 2014
    Colombia

    The violent struggle to control territory for economic, military and political reasons, coupled with high levels of rural poverty and the high concentration of land ownership among relatively few owners, has been one of the root causes of Colombia’s 50-year-old internal armed conflict. There has been an insatiable appetite amongst numerous actors in Colombia to gain and maintain control over land deemed critical to their varying interests.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2013
    Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina, Venezuela, Mexico, Brazil, Latin America and the Caribbean

    How have Latin American countries been using Environmental Impact Assessments in order to build more sustainable extractive industries? A focus on Peru provides some interesting lessons.

    Is it possible to develop extractive industries while preserving the environment? Several Latin American countries have been attempting to improve the environmental sustainability of their extractive industry sectors by developing their legal frameworks, in particular through the use and adaptation of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) tool.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2013
    Colombia

    El trabajo analiza desde una perspectiva crítica la cuestionable eficacia de las políticas públicas territoriales relativas a la población afrocolombiana y en particular la situación de los Consejos Comunitarios de Jiguamiandó-Curvaradó, desde la teoría de la captura del Estado. En este sentido explica la manera cómo han evolucionado las relaciones entre el Estado y los afrocolombianos como sujetos colectivos de derechos. Plantea, además, que la ineficacia de estos instrumentos tiene conexión con lo que se denomina "captura conceptual del Estado".

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2013
    Colombia

    Este trabajo aborda la necesidad de mostrar de una manera integral y crítica el derecho a la vivienda en Colombia, su marco normativo, su creación en la Constitución de 1991, la protección internacional de los Derechos Humanos y de los diferentes puntos de vista adoptados por la jurisprudencia de la Corte Constitucional, corporación que le otorgó el rango de derecho fundamental.

  6. Library Resource
    September, 2013
    Chile, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, South America

    Benefit-Sharing Mechanisms (BSMs) work to redistribute the benefits of a healthy watershed equitably to everyone and to create a virtuous circle between the welfare of people and the ecosystems they live in.

  7. Library Resource
    December, 2013
    Colombia

    The CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) combines the resources of 11 CGIAR centers and numerous international, regional and national partners to provide an integrated approach to natural resource management research. This program is led by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). This presentation provides an overview of the thematic areas that the research is categorized into as well as the focal regions where we work.

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