Tag: sustainable development

We don’t survive – we live here!

fstammle , September 27th, 2019


These were the introductory words of Alexandr Ivanov, the head of the Olenek district in Yakutia, in his discussion during our session on indigenous people’s territorial governance under…


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Development for somebody else, by Alexander Öbom

Mats Utas , July 4th, 2019


Motorcycle-taxi driving: one of few new jobs in Kisoro district. Drivers often rent their vehicle from someone else, who can afford to buy it. Alexander Öbom graduated from…


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Africa Today: The Legacies of Colonialism, by Henrietta Ezegbe

Mats Utas , June 28th, 2019


I960 often referred to as “The year of Africa” symbolized emancipation and a new dawn for the African continent. The Independence movement spread through the continent like wild…


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Freetown – tangible progress, by Mats Utas

Mats Utas , May 24th, 2019


Kushe-o (hello) – entering Eastern parts of Freetown in the late afternoon New roads and through fares, broadened streets, less traffic congestion, paved streets, a toll road making…


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Governing the world ‘as if’ it counts, by Morten Jerven

Mats Utas , August 15th, 2016


The most challenging notion to take on board in the governance of today’s world is that not all that counts can be counted. We increasingly rely on numbers…


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Performing sustainable agriculture in the Peruvian Amazon

gillconquest , March 10th, 2016


Agathe Faure MRes Social Anthropology University College London I conducted ethnographic fieldwork from May to July 2015 in villages of cacao farmers along the river of Alto Huayabamba,…


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