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Rodriguez Alfonzo, Josymar (author), Gzyl, Stefan (author)
In Venezuela, the term ‘rancho’ designates dwellings built by the urban poor. The word connotes a precarious structure and the crudest material expression of poverty. However, ranchos are the result of adaptation to changing needs and networks of cooperation. Strategies developed around material scarcity and gradual change are relevant to...
conference paper 2023
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Avella, Ricardo (author)
The ‘resource curse’, a term coined by Richard Auty in 1993, refers to the paradox that the abundance of natural resources tends to have adverse effects in a country’s economic, social and political well-being (Ross, 2015). This correlation has also led many to refer to this phenomenon as the ‘paradox of plenty’. When a country depends...
master thesis 2019
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Van Poeteren, S. (author)
Venezuela does not have a main port in the region of Lake Maracaibo while the expectations of the government of Venezuela for Lake Maracaibo are high. In the current situation, there are many small ports that are positioned at different locations. The government of Venezuela would like to construct one main port in the region between The Gulf of...
master thesis 2006
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Berghuis, E.P.D. (author)
Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela is an outstanding example of today's conflict of interests between protection of natural resources and economic development because of the extensive use of the area. The exchange and interaction between the fresh water of the Lake and the saline water from the Gulf of Venezuela is an important mechanism in the...
master thesis 1995
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