Equitable ecology: collaborative learning for local benefit in Amazônia.

Equitable ecology: collaborative learning for local benefit in Amazônia.

artigocie27Shanley, P & Gaia, G. 2003.

This article describes and ecological research project that integrated data and process oriented approaches to promote collaborative learning. Results indicate that user-centered approaches are needed to ensure that locally relevant information is generated by scientists, and that learning is catalysed not only among information saturated stakeholders such as policy makers and academics, but also among stakeholders who are directly depend upon forest resources.