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Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
Spain
Chile
Central America
South America

This work describes a methodology for Strategic Environmental Assessment of urban areas in Latin America based on the recently approved European Planning Directive, and applies it to the Metropolitan Area of Concepción (Chile).

Reports & Research
December 2013
Africa
Asia
Central America
South America

The food security crisis, international "land grabs,? and new markets for environmental services have drawn renewed attention to the role of natural resource competition in the livelihoods of the rural poor.

Reports & Research
December 2013
Central America
South America

Amazonia’s abundant natural resources underpin water, energy, food and health security for the people and economies of the region and far beyond. At the heart of this nexus of securities is water. So abundant in the region, but now under increasing threat as industrial and agricultural pollution increases, and extreme droughts reveal a once unthinkable water vulnerability.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
Ecuador
Peru
Central America
South America

In Latin America countries, competition for access to natural resources among different groups has been a major reason for the outburst of violence over the last decades. One of the main aims of the political ecology concerns the understanding of the environmental conditions that can underlies the social conflict among people.

Multimedia
December 2013
Central America
South America

El Sistema de Información de Suelos de Latinoamérica (SISLAC), es una iniciativa regional impulsada y financiada por la Alianza Mundial por el Suelo (FAO) e implementada en alianza estratégica con CIAT, EMBRAPA y 20 instituciones nacionales de Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, Repú

Journal Articles & Books
December 2013
Venezuela
Central America
South America

A ‘pink tide’ swept over Latin America following Hugo Chávez's 1998 election to the presidency in Venezuela, bringing to power multiple left or center-left governments. What possibilities for and obstacles to social change were presented by their having attained power through the ballot box?