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Options to support sustainable trajectories in a rural landscape : drivers, rural processes, and local perceptions in a colombian coffee-growing region
Valbuena, Diego (Wageningen University. Land Use Planning Group (The Netherlands))
Chenet, Julien G. (Universidad Ean. Grupo de Gestión Ambiental (Colombia))
Gaitán-Cremaschi, Daniel (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)

Data: 2021
Resum: Trajectories of many rural landscapes in Latin America remain unsustainable. Options to support sustainable rural trajectories should be comprehensive and rooted in the interests of rural actors. We selected a municipality in a coffee-growing region in Colombia with an increasing urban- rural nexus to describe interactions between rural processes and their drivers while identifying and contextualising the perceptions of local actors on major constraints and opportunities for more inclusive and sustainable rural trajectories. We described these interactions by combining secondary data on main drivers, agricultural census data, and interviews with different local actors. Changes in population structure, volatility in coffee prices, in-/out-migration, deagrarianisation, and rurbanisation, among others, are reconfiguring the rural trajectories of the study area. Despite not being a major coffee region, farmers in the study area have developed different strategies, including intensification, diversification, replacement or abandonment of coffee production, and commercialisation. The perceptions of local actors and the multiplicity of agricultural households, food/land use systems, rural processes, and drivers described in this study suggest that more sustainable rural transitions need to be supported by inclusive, integrated, and transformative landscape planning approaches that align with local priorities. However, this transformation needs to be accompanied by changes at a systemic level that address the fundamental bottlenecks to real sustainability.
Nota: Altres ajuts: Ean Univesity
Nota: Unidad de excelencia María de Maeztu CEX2019-000940-M
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Llengua: Anglès
Document: Article ; recerca ; Versió publicada
Matèria: Family farming ; Urban-rural nexus ; Integrated landscape management ; Land use planning ; Latin America
Publicat a: Sustainability, Vol. 13, Issue 23 (December 2021) , art. 13026, ISSN 2071-1050

DOI: 10.3390/su132313026

20 p, 3.5 MB

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