NGOs and access to public funds: Old dilemmas, enormous complexities

por Helmer Velásquez

Executive director of CONGCOOP, Guatemala.

What elsewhere is merely a matter of procedure and demonstration of qualities, in Guatemala, and generally in Central America -with its nuances- is a complex and multi-faceted issue. I refer here to the management of public funds by development NGOs.

Mining in Peru: Deepening of the extractive model

por Julia Cuadros

President of the National Association of Research Centers and Social Promotion and Development - ANC Peru.

In recent decades, Latin America and Peru in particular, have witnessed the rapid growth of extractive industries, particularly mining. In Peru, mining concessions grew from 7% in 2005 to 22% of the national territory in June 2014.




Beyond 2015