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Coffee territory: transformation of landscape and configuration of a urban-rural habitat in department of Risaralda, Colombia

Grant number: 14/06152-0
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2015
Effective date (End): December 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Geography - Human Geography
Cooperation agreement: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal Investigator:Marcos Aurelio Saquet
Grantee:Luisa Fernanda Durán Montes
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (FCT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Presidente Prudente. Presidente Prudente , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):15/24128-1 - Analysis of the local development and heritage experiences in Italy: study cases in urban and rural areas, BE.EP.MS


This research will be conducted in Risaralda/Colombia, department located in the central sector of the Andean West-Central region of the country. The majority of the municipalities conserve primary activity as planting, harvesting and export of coffee than in the past represented the most important sector of the economy; this habitat historically created from endogenous processes inherent to social construction of territory, becoming what is conventionally denominated the coffee cultural landscape, and includes both rural and urban areas. The main objective of this research is to understand the main transformations of the landscape in the coffee territory of Risaralda, between 1991 and 2013, trying to generate subsidies for the construction of an integrated management of the coffee landscape from their settings as urban-rural habitat. For this study will be proposed teh integrated/systemic method by Leonel Mora Vega (2001) since a territorial approach, in a holistic analysis for a comprehensive of cultural landscape and the different impacts associated. The intent is supporting the territory integration, taking into account the activities and experiences from various actors involved. (AU)

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MONTES, Luisa Fernanda Durán. Território cafeeiro : transformações da paisagem e configuração de um habitat urbano-rural no Departamento de Risaralda, Colômbia. 2016. 196 f. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia..

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