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Project Cobra

Updated Friday, 11th October 2013

Community-owned best practice for sustainable resource adaptive management in the Guiana Shield, South America.

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Project Cobra logo Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Project Cobra Project Cobra describes itself as a project that "brings together key South American and European Civil Society Organisations that have extensive experience in enabling and disseminating grassroots solutions to complex problems in the Guiana Shield region of Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana". Its "mission is to find ways to integrate community solutions within policies addressing escalating social, economic and environmental crises, through accessible information and communication technologies".

It was initiated by non-governmental organisations/charities and researchers, scientists & educators and encourages people to participate through an online platform, research & learning, and storytelling. Project Cobra is transnational in orientation and concerned with environment & sustainability.

It was launched in September 2011 and is ongoing.  

This page is part of Participation Now, a project that brings together a diverse collection of participatory public engagement initiatives with the aim of supporting exploration, learning and engagement. Explore the collection of initiatives or read more about the project.





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