…Bi-National Injustice…Indigenous…in the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador (J. Kimerling)

Author Judith Kimerling Keywords Oil, Amazon, policy, environmental protection Abstract This article begins with a brief review of events leading to the lawsuit, followed by a discussion of the decision to dismiss. The review – which includes an analysis of petroleum policy, Amazon policy, and environmental protection policy in Ecuador, in Part II, and a […]

Indigenous people and sustainable development in Amazonas (C.E.C. Freitas, et al)

Author(s) Carlos E.C. Freitas (Universidade Federal do Amazonas , Brazil ) James R. Kahn ( Lee University , USA ) Alexandre A.F. Rivas (Universidade Federal do Amazonas , Brazil ) Keywords Amazonas; indigenous people; rain forest; sustainable development Abstract Indigenous populations have lived for many generations in a sustainable fashion, developing knowledge about how to […]

Seed Systems and Farmers’ Seed Choices (P.M. Stromber, U. Pascual and M.R. Bellon)

Author(s) Per M. Stromberg (United Nations University ); Unai Pascual (United Nations University); Mauricio R. Bellon (United Nations University) Keywords Agrobiodiversity, collective action, ethnicity, Peru Abstract This paper analyzes how local seed system institutions support seed diversity, itself a requirement for agrobiodiversity maintained on-farm. The paper focuses on maize seed diversity in the central Peruvian […]