||Struggle and success in an inter-regional water conflict in the Peruvian Andes
||ILEIA Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture
||Andres Verzijl, Silvano Guerrero
||Large hydraulic projects that aim to capture and control water flows are increasingly entering territories of local Andean communities. This is a story of pastoralists in the region of Huancavelica, Peru, who stepped up in defence of their local wetlands, pastures and water sources. After more than a decade of protest, alliance building and negotiation they have established themselves as the crucial actor in inter-regional water governance.
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