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Title

Natural gas, indigenous mobilization and the Bolivian state

Author

Perreault, Thomas

Description

This paper examines the relationship between natural gas extraction, state restructuring and political mobilization among indigenous peoples in Bolivia. The paper looks at the impact of a natural gas operation on the Guarani community of Cumandaroti. Residents of the community, as well as their crops and livestock, have been harmed by the gas extraction activities and as a result, have led several protests demanding restitution.

File No

UNRISD-IC12

Agency

UNRISD

Date

July, 2008

Subject(s)

Indigenous peoples, Natural gas

Pages

27