Opinion: Priorities for governing large-scale infrastructure in the tropics


The current political context challenges any effort to strengthen the socio-ecological governance of large-scale infrastructure, but it also presents opportunities. A new agenda for infrastructure governance is urgently needed to better account for these costs and enhance the likelihood that infrastructure investment in tropical environments recognizes socio-ecological realities and enhances the resilience of socio-ecological systems.

Publication Type
Journal Article
Anthony Bebbington, Clark University
Avecita Chicchon
Nicholas Cuba, Clark University
Emily Greenspan, Oxfam America
Susanna Hecht
Denise Humphreys Bebbington, Clark University
Susan Kandel, Fundacion PRISMA
Tracey Osborne, University of California, Merced
Rebecca Ray, Boston University
John Rogan, Clark University
Laura Sauls
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

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