Environment

Participatory Forest Management (PFM) is a community-based approach to forest conservation and management. Melanie McDermott and Kate Schreckenberg, who write about equity in community forestry and the experiences faced in both North and South countries, describe community forestry as an ‘‘exercise by local people over decisions regarding management of forests,...
1) Problemas e propósito A alteração e deterioração da qualidade do rio Este e à falta de um envolvimento efetivo dos utilizadores e da população da cidade de Braga levou o Concelho local a aderir ao Projeto Rios, no ano de 2015. Esse Projeto foi lançado na Catalunha pela “Associació...

Organization: Youngstars Foundation

Youngstars Foundation was established in 1995 by Kingsley Bangwell. It operates from Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital, with a branch in Accra, Ghana.
This case examines how the Tanchara community of Lawra in partnership with an NGO used consensus building assemblies grounded in local structures and knowledge(s) of the Upper-West region, to successfully create an inclusive coalition of support, empower women, establish Biological Community Protocols, and lobby against a government approved mining scheme.
Note: the following entry is a stub. Please help us complete it. Problems and Purpose The Right of Initiative was used successfully by the Montrealers in 2011, when 29,000 people signed a petition requesting a public consultation on the “state of urban agriculture”. Urban agriculture can be defined as “the...
Il fine del progetto partecipato 2015 di Calice e Rialto (Savona) è quello di “definire azioni e progetti utili alla gestione e valorizzazione del territorio sulla base di un piano di sviluppo sostenibile condiviso” (EMA, 2015, p. 13). Il progetto ha preso avvio il 17 giugno 2015 con la prima...
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In 1999, a broad coalition of local actors from civil society protested against price increases and community water system expropriation following the privatization of water services in the city of Cochabamba. This paper aims to provide some information about the co-management of the water system after the Water War.
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Ilo, is a port city in southwestern Peru, in the Moquegua department, with some 60.000 inhabitants. To handle the problems of contamination and chaotic urban expansion, many NGOs, neighborhood committees and associations joined forces in collaboration with the municipal government, led by a left-wing coalition since 1980, to develop the...
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Purpose and Interest of the Case This paper aims to provide some information about the public consultation carried out by the Bolivian government regarding the construction of a highway that would cross the TIPNIS: a national park and indigenous territory. This case study is instructive because it is one of...
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