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Struggle and success in an inter-regional water conflict in the Peruvian Andes
September 22nd, 2015

Large hydraulic projects that aim to capture and control water flows are increasingly entering territories of local Andean communities. This is a story of pastoralists in the region of Huancavelica, Peru, who stepped up in defence of their local wetlands, pastures and water sources. After more than a decade of protest, alliance building and negotiation … Read moreStruggle and success in an inter-regional water conflict in the Peruvian Andes

Update from the field: Guinea pigs, and more
March 26th, 2010

Being the odd-one-out can be difficult, not least in agricultural production. This is why we were interested in hearing more about the state of HECOSAN, an ecologically managed farm found on the outskirts of Lima, in Peru, surrounded by conventional cotton farms. For more than ten years, HECOSAN has been producing guinea pigs, and making … Read moreUpdate from the field: Guinea pigs, and more