ISS wins grant to monitor socio-economic change in Ecuador

Together with Universidad San Francisco de Quito and El Frente de Defensa de la Amazonia (Amazon Defense Front), the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) has received a grant worth US$ 194,626 from the Secretary of Science, Higher Education, Innovation and Technology of Ecuador.

The collaborative project aims to strengthen the ability of organizations and communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon to monitor socio-environmental changes in their territories through the use of community-based monitoring systems.

The lead researchers from ISS are Murat Arsel and Lorenzo Pellegrini.