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Family farming as a key element of the multifunctional and territorialized agrifood systems as witnessed in the South Pacific Region of Costa Rica
In Central America, Family Farming (FF) is characterized by the fostering of endogenous development, self-sustaining economies, food safety and upholding the values of the agricultural landscape. However, government ...
Draft Principles and Guidelines for Integrating Ecosystem-Based Approaches to Adaptation in Project and Policy Design: A Discussion Document.
Ecosystem-based approaches to reduce social vulnerability are a promising option for sustainable and efficient adaptation to climate change. Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) is part of overall adaptation, and takes into ...
The Interoceanic Canal and Boundaries in Central America: The case of the San Juan River
The global political map is undergoing a process of rapid change as former states disintegrate and new states emerge. Territorial change in the form of conflict over land and maritime boundaries is inevitable but the ...
Exporting consumption: Lifestyle migration and energy use
This paper examines how international population movements from highly developed to less developed countries spread environmentally-impactful consumption habits around the world. Lifestyle migration, a phenomenon whereby ...
Fuerzas centrífugas y centrípetas en el Pacífico Sur de Costa Rica: Los impactos de la expansión agroindustrial
Centrifugal and centripetal forces in the South Pacific territory of Costa Rica: The impacts of agroindustrial expansion
Dentro del contexto Centroamericano, la región Pacífico Sur de Costa Rica destaca por su riqueza cultural y biológica; pero también por la manifestación de los impactos negativos de la expansión agroindustrial. Históricamente, ...