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Title Mediating sustainability : growing policy from the grassroots / Jutta Blauert, Simon Zadek, editors.

Published West Hartford, CT : Kumarian Press, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  338.188 MEDI {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The Art of Mediation: Growing Policy from the Grassroots / Jutta Blauert and Simon Zadek -- Pt. I. Policies and Actors in Mediation. 1. Sustainable Agriculture Through Farmer Participation: Agricultural Research and Technology Development in Latin America's Risk-Prone Areas / Francisco J. Pichon and Jorge E. Uquillas. 2. NGOs: Mediators of Sustainability/Intermediaries in Transition? / Anthony Bebbington -- Pt. II. Measurement as Mediation. 3. Widening the Lens on Impact Assessment: The Inter-American Foundation and Its Grassroots Development Framework - The Cone / Marion Ritchey-Vance. 4. Assessing the Merits of Participatory Development of Sustainable Agriculture: Experiences from Brazil and Central America / Irene Guijt -- Pt. III. Markets as Mediation. 5. Moving Beyond Banana Trade Wars, 1993-96: Mediation in Solidarity for Sustainability / Alistair Smith.
6. Dealing with and in the Global Economy: Fairer Trade in Latin America / Pauline E. Tiffen and Simon Zadek -- Pt. IV. Organizing for Mediation. 7. Building Sustainable Farmer Forestry in Mexico: Campesino Organizations and Their Advisers / Gerardo Alatorre and Eckart Boege. 8. Organizing Across Borders: The Rise of a Transnational Peasant Movement in Central America / Marc Edelman. 9. Conclusion: A Cautiously Optimistic Tale / Jutta Blauert and Simon Zadek.
Summary Blauert and Zadek explore how mediation between grassroots and policy formation processes can and does work in practice by focusing on experiences in Latin America which promote sustainable agriculture, rural development and fair trade. The contributions to this book draw on the work of researchers, activists, farmers and policy makers through concrete evidence and appraisal.
Other author Blauert, Jutta.
Zadek, Simon.
Subject Sustainable development -- Latin America.
Sustainable agriculture -- Latin America.
Mediation -- Latin America.
ISBN 1565490827 (cloth : alk. paper)
1565490819 (paperback: alk. paper)