Adapting to climate change in vulnerable communities in the Andes: Advocacy coalitions


C.B. Flora; J.L. Flora; E. Fernandez-Baca

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A presentation about the research on advocacy coalitions being conducted in the Peruvian Andes as part of the SANREM LTR-4 project:

“Climate change has a disproportional negative impact on marginalized populations, both among communities and within communities. Using institutional analysis, wealth-based focus groups (as a proxy for marginalization), and the advocacy coalition framework which identifies perceptions of climate change and its localized impacts of local populations and local, regional, national and international institutional actors, as well as desired future conditions and mental causal models for adapting to social change, projects in Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Honduras, and Chile are compared.” (Abstract from RSS meeting website:

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Presented at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society: Climate Change and Societal Response: Livelihoods, Communities, and the Environment, Madison, Wisconsin, 30 July - 2 August 2009

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