In remote corners of Bolivia, local communities are pioneering sustainable mining and forestry strategies that could provide useful models in the global struggle against climate change.
Rebel Currents, NACLA
May 27, 2011
Cotapata Mining Cooperative
The cooperative was officially formed in 1991 when it secured land rights and a mining concession from the government, after many years of informal mining activity.
The cooperative currently consists of 88 families, including 3 women who work as mining technicians.