Small is Beautiful: Promoting Community Empowerment in Model Forests of Colombia and Costa Rica | OCSDNET 2015-09-14


"• A series of participatory workshops and focus groups are being conducted in Colombia and Costa Rica as part of the project ‘Improving Adaptive Capacity through Open and Collaborative Science.’ •Unlike traditional scientific that often exclude citizen voices, this project has sought to offer opportunities for citizens to lead the research, thus challenging the notion of who a ‘scientist’ should be. • In a time where ‘big data’ gets all of the attention, this blog highlights the importance of local knowledge and small-scale participation for sustainable development around climate change."


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Date tagged:

09/14/2015, 16:15

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09/14/2015, 12:15