Access Initiative (TAI) partner Instituto de Derecho y Economía Ambiental (Environmental Law and Economics Institute, IDEA) is working to build government capacity to make sure that Paraguay's growing soybean trade is good for the environment and for workers.
Sheila Abed of IDEA
Ms. Abed stopped by WRI recently to talk about IDEA’s work on environmental governance issues in Paraguay and elsewhere.
How did IDEA come to work on soybeans as an issue? How is it representative of environmental governance issues in Paraguay more generally? Listen
IDEA’s current work on the Corpus Dam on the Argentina border. Listen
The persistent problem of corruption. Listen
Access Rights in Paraguay
Have there been successful examples of public participation in policy setting in Paraguay so far? Listen
Partnering with other NGOs and civil society. Listen
The benefits of working on local issues with the government ombudsman. Listen
A partnership with the Ministry of the Environment to stop illegal logging. Listen
How easy do you find it to work together with members of the government to make reform? Listen
Do you find it most effective to work on environmental issues at the national levels? Listen
The Access Initiative
How has being a member of the TAI network helped IDEA be more effective? Listen
p>Where The Access Initiative network should move in the future. Listen