Debate | Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Initiative: Why did it fail?
In her article Pay to Preserve: The Global Politics of Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Proposal, published in DevPol’s special issue on Energy and Development in 2011, Pamela L. Martin, Associate Professor of Politics at the Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, provided a favourable outlook on Ecuador’s innovative environmental governance mechanism. Despite its benefits, the initiative was abandoned in 2013. In the paper “Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Initiative: Why did it fail?”, Martin revisits the initiative and analyses the reasons for its failure.
Pamela L. Martin, Associate Professor of Politics, Coastal Carolina University
Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Initiative: Why did it fail?
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Imme Scholz, Deputy Director of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Toward a Revolutionary Path: Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Initiative
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