Southern Development Banks, Infrastructure and the Environment: Research from the Andean Amazon

Two recent articles highlight research on the social and environmental safeguards of Southern development banks (banks from China, Brazil, CAF and IDB), undertaken by colleagues at Boston University´s Global Development Policy Center, the Universidad del Pacífico, FLACSO – Ecuador and INSEAD – Bolivia.   Kevin Gallagher and Rebecca Ray lead this project from BU, and the UP
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Governing Extractive Industries. Politics, Histories, Ideas

I am pleased to share this new publication from Oxford University Press, the result of extensive research conducted under the Effective States and Inclusive Development (ESID) project at the University of Manchester.   Our team was led by Anthony Bebbington, with Abdul Garafu-Abdulai, Denise Humphreys Bebbington, Marja Hinfelaar and myself, and an amazing team of junior
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Mining, political settlements and inclusive development in Peru.

I am pleased to share a recent working paper co-authored with Tania Ramirez and Veronica  Hurtado at the Centro de Investigación de la Universidad del Pacífico (CIUP), titled “Mining, political settlements and inclusive development in Peru”.   The paper is based on research conducted in a four-country project led by Anthony Bebbington of Clark University,
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The Political Economy of China – Latin America Relations in the New Millenium

Tengo el honor de publicar un capítulo sobre Perú, en co-autoría con Victoria Chonn, en esta nueva publicación editada por Margaret Myers y Carol Wise, The Political Economy of China Latin America Relations in the New Millenium.   Myers es experta en China y directora del Programa China – Latin America del think tank norteamericano Inter-American
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China en América Latina: nueva publicación

El 2 de septiembre de 2016, el Fondo Editorial de la Universidad del Pacífico presentó nuestro último libro editado, China en América Latina: lecciones para la cooperación Sur – Sur y el desarrollo sostenible.  Una co-edición con Boston University, contiene resultados de investigaciones hechas por ocho equipos, en Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Educador, México
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Right to Prior Consultation in Perú: Progress to 2016

This week the Americas Society published a new paper in English that I co-authored with UP colleagues Veronica Hurtado and Tania Ramirez, on the implementation of the right to prior consulation for indigenous peoples in Peru.  This is part of a series that also includes studies of Colombia and Chile. The paper analyzes the implementation
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Prior Consultation in Peru: An Update

I recently published this paper in English on the implementation of the right to prior consultation in Peru for native and indigenous peoples.    Upon taking office in 2011, Peruvian president Ollanta Humala expressed his commitment to the implementation of ILO Convenant 169, guaranteeing the right of indigenous peoples to be consulted by the State
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Mistura y chatarra

“El mandatario peruano recordó que lo que se busca es relanzar la comida nutritiva y sana frente a la presencia de la llamada   ´comida chatarra´”.     31/8/2014   A puertas de Mistura, y mientras el Presidente de la República declara la comida un “instrumento de hermandad” e inclusión social, la OMS vuelve a llamar
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