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Fragile lands, fragile organisations: Indian organisations and the politics of sustainability in Ecuador

| By A. Bebbington, H.Carrasco, L.Peralbo, G.Ramón, V.H. Torres and J.Trujillo | Published in Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, Volume 18 Number 2: 179-196 | Abstract: Recent discussions of resource management suggest that one of the most important factors in sustaining use systems on fragile lands is the strength of local representative institutions: rural […]

Grassroots perspectives on indigenous development: Indian organizations and NGOs in central Ecuador

| By Anthony Bebbington | Published in the European Journal of Development Research Vol. 4(2): 132-167 | Overview: Focuses on the elaboration of indigenous agricultural development among several Indian organizations in the central Andes of Ecuador. Marxian approaches to indigenous agriculture; Description of the national Indian movement in the country; Role of government and non-governmental organizations in […]

Geographers in the International Agricultural Research Centers: Theoretical and practical considerations

| By Anthony Bebbington and Judith Carney | Published in the Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 80(1):34-48 | Abstract: The International Agricultural Research Centers of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research comprise a system for interdisciplinary work on Third World agrarian systems combining the physical and the social sciences. While economics and […]