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Entries in Amazon Partnerships Foundation (2)

Tuesday
May222012

Oil and Water: Empowering Communities Living in Resource Extraction Regions

Mary Fifield and Maria del Carmen Pantoj, APF, 2012

An analysis of Amazon Partnership Foundation's Community Self-Development Methodology.

"While families struggle daily to provide for themselves and protect their community's welfare through adequate and sustainable use of their natural resources, they also search for ways to coexist with oil drilling, mining or timber operations in their territory. Given this situation, the question arises: How can communities benefit from an empowerment process tha enables them to articulate and carry out their vision of sustainable development?"

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Monday
Jan162012

Fostering local leadership in the Amazon region: Interview with the director of the Amazon Partnerships Foundation

GFCF (2010)

Mary Fifield helped to set up a community foundation in Ecuador with a focus on environmental issues – the Amazon Partnerships Foundation (Fundaciòn Tarpuna Causay). She spoke to the Global Fund for Community Foundations about her experience.

Fostering local leadership in the Amazon region: Interview with the director of the Amazon Partnerships Foundation