Katy Jenkins, Hugo Romero Toledo and Inge Boudewijn
This workshop marks the start of a project focused on developing innovative participatory methodologies to examine the political, ecological and socio-economic transformations brought about by large scale mining operations in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, with a particular focus on gender
Before we get to meet the people of Arcatao, friends from our Salvadorian partner organisation CRIPDES take us for a tour across the small Central American country – as preparation for the plebiscite on November 8th.
Peru is the world’s second largest producer of silver, third largest producer of zinc, fourth
largest producer of lead, fifth largest copper producer, and the sixth largest producer of
gold. Richly endowed with other natural resources as well (including natural gas,
In Northern Peru water scarcity in the dry season is a real challenge, especially for agriculture. This issue augmented in the early 1990s by the introduction of Minera Yanacocha S.R.L, the second largest gold mine in the world.