À la recherche de solutions durables : une étude de cas au Costa Rica examinant l'apprentissage au moyen de la participation de la population à la planification et aux opérations de gestion de l'eau dans le cadre du programme agricole d'ICE (2008) [Looking for sustainable solutions: a case study from Costa Rica that examines learning through community-based participation in watershed management planning and operations as part of the ICE (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad) agricultural program]: An interdisciplinary PhD project in the environmental studies field focused on raising environmental awareness and adult learning in informal contexts. The project promoted sustainable development by involving marginalized voices in the decisions affecting them. The researcher adopted an educational approach to create, organize and lead a participatory process in order to assess the environmental impact of an agricultural conservation program for Costa Rican communities.
USB researcher: Laura Sims
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Sinclair, A.J., Sims, L. and Spaling, H. (2009). Community-based approaches to strategic environmental assessment: Lessons from Costa Rica. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 29, 147-156.
Sims, L. and Sinclair, A.J. (2008). Learning through participatory resource management programs: Case studies from Costa Rica. Adult Education Quarterly, 58(2), 151-168.