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Bolivia: Communities Divided in Consultation about TIPNIS Road

Categories: Latin America, Bolivia, Citizen Media, Governance, Indigenous

Emily Achtenberg from Rebel Currents [1] blogs about the latest developments in the project to build a road [2] through the Isiboro-Sécure Indigenous Territory and National Park (TIPNIS): “Last week, the Bolivian government launched a highly contested community consultation process […] Affected communities responded with a range of creative tactics—some in support and others in resistance—that attest to the deep divisions among them.”