The discourse of advocacy coalitions: Desired futures and natural resource issues


F. Campana; M. Bravo

Type of Document:
Research Report


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Place of Publication:
Quito, Ecuador


Using discourse analysis, this paper synthesizes, characterizes, and summarizes information gathered from in-depth interviews and focus groups with key representatives of civil society, state, and market-oriented entities that form existing or emergent advocacy coalitions. Other “data” include those obtained through interactions with many of the principals as a result of the involvement of the NGOs Heifer Project-Ecuador, the Institute for Ecuadorian Studies, and Terranueva in various development and research projects and training efforts in the Canton of Cotacachi. The focus is on three issues that are particularly compelling at the local level, but the six advocacy coalitions (two per issue) include institutions at various levels from the local to international. Those

issues are mining in Intag, the semi-tropical part of the Canti

Additional Bibliographic Information

Campana, F. and M. Bravo. 2002. The Discourse of Advocacy Coalitions: Desired Futures and Natural Resource Issues. Heifer Project-Ecuador, Quito Ecuador.

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