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Mining and social movements: struggles over livelihood and rural territorial development in the Andes

| By A. Bebbington, D. Humphreys Bebbington, J. Bury, J.Lingan, J.P.Muñoz and M. Scurrah | Published in World Development, 36(12): 2888-2905 | | Full text (PDF) | Abstract: Social movements have been viewed as vehicles through which the concerns of poor and marginalized groups are given greater visibility within civil society, lauded for being the means […]

Minería y Desarrollo en Perú con especial referencia al Proyecto Río Blanco, Piura

| By A. Bebbington, M. Connarty, W. Coxshall, H. O’Shaughnessy, M. Williams | Published by Instituto de Estudios Peruanos/CIPCA/Oxfam International/Peru Support Group, Lima| Full text | English version Este informe aborda las relaciones entre la minería y el desarrollo en el Perú, centrando su atención en una experiencia particular en la sierra norte de Piura: el proyecto Río Blanco ejecutado por Minera Majaz, […]

Mining and development in Peru, with special reference to the Rio Blanco Project, Piura

| By A. Bebbington, M. Connarty, W. Coxshall, H. O’Shaughnessy, M. Williams | Published by the Peru Suppport Group, London | Full text |Spanish version This report addresses the relationships between mining and development in Peru, focusing on a particular experience in the Northern highlands of Piura – the Rio Blanco Project, executed by Minera Majaz, a wholly owned subsidiary […]

Donor-NGO relations and representations of livelihood in nongovernmental aid chains

| By Anthony Bebbington | Published in World Development 33(6): 937-950 | Abstract: Nongovernmental organizations have attracted growing criticism for being unrepresentative of and unaccountable to the poor people for whose well-being they claim to work. Research on Dutch and Peruvian NGOs suggests this happens in part because the chronic weakness of popular organizations makes it difficult […]

Globalized Andes? Landscapes, livelihoods and development

| By Anthony Bebbington | Ecumene: a journal of cultural geography, Vol. 8. No. 4. pp. 414-436 | Abstract: This paper discusses such sets of globalized relationships in four localities in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru. Particular attention is paid to the ways in which the emergence and activities of local organizations & social movements have been affected […]

Farmer knowledge, institutional resources and sustainable agricultural strategies: A case study from the eastern slopes of the Peruvian Andes

| By Anthony Bebbington | Published in the Bulletin of Latin American Research, 9(2):203-228 | Abstract:  Many concerned in designing sustainable agricultural strategies for resource-poor farmers have identified a key role for indigenous agricultural knowledge (Altieri, 1987a,b; Browder, 1989; Hecht and Cockburn, 1989; Norgaard, 1984; Redclift, 1987). It is argued that farmers, as a result of […]