February 2018

Municipio de Poopó, Oruro, Bolivia

A la entrada de Poopó, el paisaje incluye piscinas con desechos mineros y suelos dañados. | Crédito: Andrés Ángel / AIDA.

Bolivia ha permitido desde hace siglos que su economía dependa casi exclusivamente del sector extractivo, una opción que no es sostenible ni a mediano ni a largo plazo. El reto más grande es demostrar que el camino hacia un futuro más respetuoso con la naturaleza puede ser exitoso y que es una...
Poopó in western Bolivia

At the entrance to Poopó, the landscape includes pools of mining waste and damaged soil. | Credit: Andrés Ángel / AIDA.

For centuries, Bolivia has allowed its economy to depend almost exclusively on the extractive sector, an option that is entirely unsustainable in the medium and long term. The biggest challenge is demonstrating that the sustainable path can be fruitful and, ultimately, that it is a better option...

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