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Title Development with identity community, culture and sustainability in the Andes / edited by Robert E. Rhoades
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : CABI, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents 1. Time and landscape in Cotacachi -- 2. Biodiversity conservation and use -- 3. Soils, water and sustainability -- 4. Negotiating 'development with identity'
Summary This book reports on a 6-year interdisciplinary research project on sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in Cotacachi, Ecuador, where scientists and indigenous groups seek common ground. It discusses how local people have engaged the environment over time to create contemporary Andean landscapes. Human-environment interaction in relation to biodiversity, soils and water, and equitable development are also discussed. This book is intended for social and biological scientists researching environment and agriculture in rural communities. The book has 21 chapters and a subject index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Land use -- Ecuador -- Cotacachi.
Sustainable agriculture -- Ecuador -- Cotacachi.
Sustainable development -- Ecuador -- Cotacachi.
Form Electronic book
Author Rhoades, Robert E.
ISBN 0851999492
1845930037 (e-book)
9781845930035 (e-book)