How an Ecuadorian Community is Showing Its Government How to Really Live Well

After a fiery start in the early 2000s, progressive intent and revolutionary rhetoric are finding it difficult to usher in a meaningful transformation in South America. Neema Pathak-Broome and Ashish Kothari explain how the left in Ecuador is facing up to its dilemmas.

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Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary – Resurgence Through People’s Participation

Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary in central India offers an excellent example of how village councils, with the help of local organizations and government agencies, can use the Forest Rights Act to transform a protected area on the brink of ecological and social disaster into a thriving habitat for wildlife. Neema Pathak-Broome and Yagyashree Kumar take us on that tough and meandering path to recovery.

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