Research<br /> & Impact

Research
& Impact

  • Promoting the diversity of territories as a development strategy. Contributions to the debate on creative economy and territory.

    Submitted by FABIOLA LEIVA on 04/09/2017 on SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT

    I come from the city of Valparaiso, where for many years there has been talk of creative economy. That same city that has many problems that everyone knows: fires, unemployment, garbage are a symbol of it. How do you insert the vision of creative economy and dialogue with the city that we live on a daily basis?

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  • Sustainable food systems and healthy eating: territorial experiences between Latin America and Europe.

    Submitted by CHIARA MASSOLIN on 03/08/2017 on SUSTAINABLE AGRIFOOD SYSTEMS

    In the last decades at the global level many movements of citizens, associations, organizations of producers, foundations, research centers and others have contributed to rethinking the functioning of agri-food supply chains.

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  • BOLIVIA - The Edible Biocultural Heritage and the Local Economies of the Central Tarija Valley

    Submitted by KATE TURNER on 24/05/2017 on BIOCULTURAL DIVERSITY

    Tarija Valley - The edible biocultural heritage of a place is a key focus in many rural and regional development plans, programs and initiatives in various parts of the world.

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  • Trends in a globalized food system

    Submitted by CHIARA MASSOLIN on 27/04/2017 on SUSTAINABLE AGRIFOOD SYSTEMS

    A recent international reportage written by Stefano Liberti, an italian journalist on international politics, illustrates through a meticulous 2-year journey the functioning of the global food system following four transnational food production and marketing chains: pork, canned tomato, tuna and soy.

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  • Agriculture as cultural heritage

    Submitted by CLAUDIA RANABOLDO on 28/02/2017 on QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES WITH TERRITORIAL IDENTITY

    Siena - The 9th of February 2017 it took place the Conference "Agriculture as cultural heritage". The event was organized by the University of Siena (UNISI), the University of Florence (UNIFI) and the University of Pisa (UNIPI), together with the contribution of the Region of Tuscany through the "Farfalla Project". To know more read the spanish article.

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  • Cultural strategic plan: Valparaíso up the hill

    Submitted by FABIOLA LEIVA on 23/01/2017 on BIOCULTURAL DIVERSITY

    "A municipal and citizen management; A new cultural management based on the role of the municipality as action articulator and facilitator of so many actors: artists, managers, communicators and activists (they exist in Valparaiso, the articulation of efforts for visible common objectives, no)".

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  • Biodiversity and cultural heritage boost territories

    Submitted by CLAUDIA RANABOLDO on 16/12/2016 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    The novelty of this approach is that it aims to associate territorial development, social inclusion, productive inclusion and environmental management, with a vocation of empowerment of territorial actors in the current process of peace and reconciliation.

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  • Culture and territories: imagining cultural policies from Valparaíso

    Submitted by FABIOLA LEIVA on 07/12/2016 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    In recent debates the discussion on cultural policies has been very focused on institutionality, management, budgets, infrastructures, competencies or positions, undoubtedly important issues, but which demonstrate the distant approach to culture as a relevant field for the social life.

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  • Identity of food

    Submitted by PABLO DíAZ MEEKS on 07/12/2016 on QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES WITH TERRITORIAL IDENTITY

    It is not logical or sustainable that a girl or boy from Chiloé should eat exactly the same as another who lives in Constitución or Pica.

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  • Tourism for all. Accessibility and quality as big challenges of the industry

    Submitted by ÁNGELA BASUALTO on 06/11/2016 on SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT

    Last September 27th was the World Tourism Day, established by the United Nations since 1980. This year the slogan that has moved the communications around this day is related to guarantee the accessibility to tourism for all, acknowledging by one side the right for people with desability to enjoy tourism and leisure activities on equal conditions than other people, promoting inclusivity; and by other side, anticipating to the evidende of aging poopulation, life’s hope has highly increased in the last few years, and the older population is a growing segment that demands touristics products and services and in who we need to put atention on their requests.

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  • Agroalimentary Heritage in Chile: oportunities from the public policy an the territorial approach

    Submitted by CARLOS PALLACáN on 06/11/2016 on FOOD SECURITY

    There’s no doubt in the last years it has been maked clear a growing interest to revalue and reposition diverse components of our alimentary culture. Through a serie of iniciatives lidered by public and private actors, this phenomenon of agroalimentary heritaging if well is starting to offer a countless of oportunities to farmer families, it carries away a serie of risks that are necessary to considerer in order to its rise.

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  • Word Food Day: relations between climate change and food sector

    Submitted by CHIARA MASSOLIN on 20/10/2016 on CLIMATE CHANGE

    On World Food Day, FAO sends a global message entitled "The climate is changing. Food and agriculture must to”.

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  • III International Conference on Territorial Management for Rural Development

    Submitted by MIREYA EUGENIA VALENCIA PERAFáN on 25/08/2016 on SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT

    The Third International Conference on Territorial Management for Rural Development will be carried out in the Brasilia University (UnB) bethween 7th to 10th November.

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  • Territorial Development, a bet of sustainability and inclusion for the Creative Econmy

    Submitted by PABLO DíAZ MEEKS on 01/07/2016 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    Few weeks ago it carried out in Santiago, Iquique and Valdivia the International Seminar of Creative Economy and Territorial Development (TD), organized by the National Council Of Culture and Arts in it’s role of Executiev Secretary of the Interministerial Comitee created to move forward in a public policy in the matter.

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  • Short Supply Chains: Territories and Culture

    Submitted by CLAUDIA RANABOLDO on 06/06/2016 on BIOCULTURAL DIVERSITY

    The thematic of Short Supply Chains (SSCs) linked to family farming and small scale producers and entrepreneurs’ inclusion into the market is acquiring more and more importance in the public and private development agendas in Latin America and in other regions in the world.

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  • The territorial development from a diversity perspective and cultural heritage. What are the forum contributions?

    Submitted by CLAUDIA RANABOLDO on 11/05/2016 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    The Third World Forum on Local Economic Development – DEL (Turin, Italy, 13-16 October 2015) represents one of the international process stages implemented with the aim to facilitate the dialogue on policies and DEL tools and encourage a shared vision of good practices on approach and applications.

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  • Towards an inclusive economy of territorial base – recognize and value the diversity of the rural territories

    Submitted by RAFAEL LINDEMANN on 04/05/2016 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    The globalization hasn’t achieved – luckyly – uniform the agro-food systems. On the contrary, at international level, it is shown a bigger orientation towards local and quality products, expressions – in many cases – of territories with a rich and diversified cultural heritage. The called “short food supply chains” implies also an attention to the “origin” of the food that comes into our table.

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  • Universities in the Third World Forum of Local Economic Development Agenda

    Submitted by ANDRéS BETANCOURTH LóPEZ on 02/05/2016 on CAPACITY BUILDING

    The last World Forum of Local Economic Development was the setting for several meetings between Universities and World University Networks, where was opened discussions on the roles that these have been playing in efforts for Local Development and Territorial Development, and the challenges faced in human talent training, applied research and knowledge management, with the intent to made available to decision makers in both public and private sphere.

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  • The Paris Agreement signing period opens

    Submitted by CHIARA MASSOLIN on 23/04/2016 on CLIMATE CHANGE

    On the occasion of Earth Day, dedicated to the conservation of natural resources since 1970, this 22 April the United Nations headquarter held the ceremony that kick the signing period of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

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  • Brief introduction to Circular Economy

    Submitted by CHIARA MASSOLIN on 04/03/2016 on SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT

    With these words Gunter Pauli, entrepreneur and economist as well founder of Zeri - Zero Emission Research Initiative, introduces us to the concept of sustainability that underpins today's global movement on Circular Economy.

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  • Archeology, tourism and development, a comparative view: the cases of Nazca and Magdalena of Cao

    Submitted by ALESSANDRO MARTINOTTI on 10/02/2016 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    Considered as a pull for economic growth and the construction of more tolerant and inclusive societies, tourism is a sector that has grown constantly in the last decades, generating at global level in 2014, 1.5 trillion of dollars. In Peru, between 2002 and 2011, it has seen grown the number of tourists a 9% every year, which in 2013 were over 3 millions , mainly attracted by their archaeological, historical and natural attractions.

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  • Culture on the basis of collaborative economies of the territories

    Submitted by FABIOLA LEIVA on 24/01/2016 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    The discussion of the relationship between culture and economy is not a topic anymore. Not just because the numbers of economic impact of the cultural, creative and patrimonial industry, or for the current cultural politic of strengthening the creative economy on the Chilean government agenda and other countries of the region, but specially because more and more people produce, mobilize and visibilize cultural and artistic contents – people, communities, organizations and institutions – and gather on their "doings" a view of integrality and linking between the creative and productive capacity, with a spirit of “living” of what we know and want to do.

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  • Heritage in movement: the cultural diversity in the development processes

    Submitted by ALESSANDRO MARTINOTTI on 08/01/2016 on BIOCULTURAL DIVERSITY

    Long ago the debates about the unchained processes for the globalization are focused in the exponential growing of the interchange of ideas, goods and services, due to – by one side – the extensive use of the mass media and – by the other side – the growing of the tourism activity at global level and the arising of new destinations, located mostly in countries in ways of development.

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  • The new global climate agreement is an important step in the fight against global warming

    Submitted by CHIARA MASSOLIN on 20/12/2015 on CLIMATE CHANGE

    12th November 2015 marked a shape change direction in the long process of climate change global negotiations. Most political decision makers involved in drawing up the negotiating text under the Conference of the Parties in Paris (COP21), adopted by 195 countries, do not hesitate to define the result a milestone in the struggle against global warming. Read more in the Spanish version of the post.

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  • Colombia: Culture and Identity contributing to the new future of the country

    Submitted by CLAUDIA RANABOLDO on 14/12/2015 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    At 2006 dates back the work that the Program of Territorial Development with Cultural Identity of RIMISP has been doing in Colombia, when with the Community of San Basilio of Palenque and the Externado University of Colombia we were pioneers in exploring the possibilities and limitations of valuing strategies of cultural identity.

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  • Strengths and challenges of Territorial Development with Cultural Identity approach, considering the State, the private enterprises and the civil society.

    Submitted by JEAN PAUL LACOSTE on 17/11/2015 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    Jean Paul Lacoste, PhD in Development Studies of IDS, University of Geneva, Manager of the Ford Foundation Southern Cone and Andean Region Office.

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  • The challenges of a Creative Economy that looks the territory

    Submitted by PABLO DíAZ MEEKS on 03/11/2015 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    This October 21th and 22th it carried out in Valparaiso the fourth edition of the International Seminar of Creative Economy and Territory, organized by Balmaceda Arte Joven with the support of CORFO and the Program of Territorial Development with Cultural Identity of Rimisp, as collaborator partner.

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  • Strengthening capacities of actors of institutional change at regional and municipal level

    Submitted by FABIOLA LEIVA on 02/09/2015 on CAPACITY BUILDING

    The inclusion of leading actor of institutional change in the territorial development has put in the center the need of strengthen their capacities, approach that the RTD-CI Program has given and contribute with their conceptual and methodological approach of Capacity Building

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  • New perspectives for inclusive local economics from the RTD-CI Approach

    Submitted by FABIOLA LEIVA on 02/09/2015 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    The recognition and valuing of the territorial identities it’s a national process that from different actors and themes can become in a strategy to tackle the big inequalities in economics, social, political, gender and ethnic topics, that derive in inequality, exclusion and lack of opportunities. Here is where the notion of culture as a “resource” or “asset” would work in the territories in the economic dimension and in the dimension of culture and heritage, as a clear expression of the evolution of the binomial of culture and development.

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  • Culture for the territorial development or territorializing the Creative Economic

    Submitted by PABLO DíAZ MEEKS on 17/06/2015 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    In the last 30 years, it has installed more and more strongly, from different areas of development and also from various multilateral organizations and national governments that have an influence on the subject, a very intense discussion on culture and its contribution to development.

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  • Map of the Biocultural Diversity in the Region of Valparaiso

    Submitted by PABLO DíAZ MEEKS on 17/06/2015 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    In the frame of a joint work proposal between the Regional Council of Culture and Arts (CRCA) and the RTD-CI Program named "Valuing the biocultural diversity of the Region of Valparaiso" it was elaborated the first map of Biocultural Diversity of the Region of Valparaiso.

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  • Different and territorial approach in Colombia, reflections from the workshop/debate with DPS experts

    Submitted by NATHALIA SOTO on 16/05/2015 on SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT

    Si bien es cierto todas las entidades de un gobierno tienen funciones trascendentales, algunas entidades resultan teniendo mayor relevancia que otras, dependiendo del momento histórico que esté atravesando un país. En el caso de Colombia, el actual proceso de paz no termina con una firma. Sin duda, el proceso de post-conflicto en Colombia planteará retos diversos que varias entidades deberán compartir y que le darán más preeminencia a algunas entidades. Este es el caso del Departamento para la Prosperidad Social, entidad que tiene como misión crear condiciones de prosperidad en la población vulnerable y contribuir a la reconciliación de los colombianos. El DPS es además, la entidad del Gobierno Nacional que encabeza el Sector de Inclusión Social y Reconciliación, al cual se encuentran adscritas entidades con misiones relacionadas como la Unidad para la Atención y Reparación Integral de Víctimas, la Agencia Nacional para la Superación de la Pobreza Extrema (ANSPE), el Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familiar (ICBF) y entre otras.

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  • Innovation, identity, social inclusion and environmental sustainability rewarded at the Sabores y Delicias de Nuestro Ecuador contest

    Submitted by CAROLINA PORRAS on 11/04/2015 on QUALITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES WITH TERRITORIAL IDENTITY

    Implementar, identificar y seleccionar productos agroalimentarios innovadores con identidad territorial, inclusivos y sostenibles para generar procesos de valorización, fue el objetivo que guío al Concurso Sabores y Delicias de Nuestro Ecuador en su primera edición. En este año buscaremos además innovar y apoyar a los pequeños agricultores.

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  • School Food Supplement, a market opportunity for Small Local Producers

    Submitted by SARAH METAIS on 10/02/2015 on SUSTAINABLE AGRIFOOD SYSTEMS

    The role of institutional public markets on inclusion and strengthening of producers' associations, micro and small businesses and family farmers is becoming ever more relevant. In Bolivia, over recent years, there have been significant advances in the rules regulating the public agrifood procurement. In particular, a greater importance has been assigned to the inclusion of Small Local Producers (PPL) in this market.

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  • Betting on diversities and biocultural heritage valorization in rural territories of Latin America

    Submitted by CLAUDIA RANABOLDO on 09/06/2014 on TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT WITH CULTURAL IDENTITY

    Claudia Ranaboldo, Coordinator of the Rural Territorial Development with Cultural Identity Program of RIMISP, the Latin American Center for Rural Development, started the collaboration with the FAO initiative

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  • GIAHS trajectories in Chiloé, and its growing inclusion in national and regional public agenda

    Submitted by ANDRéS LAGARRIGUE on 18/05/2014 on SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT

    The GIAHS (Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems) FAO initiative has come a long way in Chiloé, however today is at a crossroads towards which the scope, the projections and the contributions that this experience can make, will play an important role to the development of the archipelago, of the country and other territories in Latin America. The actors involved in the local implementation of Chiloé GIAHS had to overcome a nonexempt barriers and challenges road, but as a result, achievements and significant learnings have been obtained. Based on this experience, Chiloé GIAHS faces the opportunity to be included more clearly and decisively in both national and regional public agenda.

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  • Small-scale farmers, local markets and public buying for food security and rural development in Bolivia

    Submitted by MARTA AROSIO on 17/05/2014 on SUSTAINABLE AGRIFOOD SYSTEMS

    The Rural Territorial Development with Cultural Identity (RTD-CI) Regional Program of RIMISP - Latin American Center for Rural Development, within the framework of the Bolivian Movement for Gastronomic Integration (MIGA), is running from September 2013 Territorial Laboratories (LABTERS) having as main objective the Regional Strengthening of MIGA, mobilizing all the actors involved in gastronomy, agrifood production and tourism sector, seeking the creation of partnerships between the public and private sector around the MIGA Principles.

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  • Corporate Territorial Responsibility in Chiloé, Southern Chile

    Submitted by ANDRéS LAGARRIGUE on 18/03/2014 on SHARED TERRITORIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    Chiloe, a Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System (GIAHS). An Opportunity to generate networks with large and medium companies in the context of Corporate Territorial Responsibility initiatives.

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  • Biocultural diversity valorization of food systems

    Submitted by CLAUDIA RANABOLDO on 29/03/2013 on FOOD SECURITY

    A new kind of entrepreneurs, capable to bet on innovation as a social and cultural shared practice to drive change, is needed for food and nutrition security

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