Community-based organisation and participatory planning in southeast Mexico City

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This paper describes the experiences of community based organisations from settlements and municipalities in Southeast Mexico City in participatory planning and in the development of local projects and new employment opportunities. The paper is largely descriptive and looks at the following:
À The myriad projects implemented in San Miguel Teotongo, Cananea and Sierra Nevada, including new schools, health centres, community museums, settlement lay outs, markets, the protection of green areas and historic sites and the development of new agricultural products and eco tourism
À Community based mapping of municipalities for natural resource management
À How these inititives have developed over the last 20 years and their role within Mexico's complex political changes, including their relations with different political parties.

Source publication information
Also published in Environment and urbanization, Vol. 13 No, 2 (Oct. 2001), 117-133
Environment and Urbanization, IIED, 3 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H ODD, UK

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