Linking sustainability science, community and culture: A research partnership in Cotacachi, Ecuador
Rhoades, Robert E.
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Chapter One introduces the SANREM Andes project as a research partnership oriented to combine participatory social learning processes and scientific study of human and environment interaction for the sustainable development of the indigenous community in Cotacachi Ecuador. Key points of the chapter include a discussion of the geography and general research methodology for the project.
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