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Collaborative mapping of water conflicts in Andalusia, Spain

By Belén Pedregal Mateos, Cesare Laconi, María Mancilla Garcia, Gabriel Orozco Frutos, Antonio Figueroa, Violeta Cabello Villarejo, Juan Romero Raposo and Leandro del Moral Ituarte


This project builds on previous studies, to construct a process of social and collaborative mapping that leads to the production of a map on water conflicts in Andalusia (Spain). This contributes to current debate in the field of Environmental and in particular Water Justice and the map is conceived as a knowledge tool to substantiate rights to a sustainable and ethical use of water for human and non-human uses (Hofrichter, 1994). Indeed, the process of building the map is understood as constructing a civic space for the effective exercise of social and environmental rights which civil society is responsible for together with the state (Brañes Ballesteros, 2004)

Year: 2017
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