During the project, related publications will appear in this section. For now, we provide some information about relevant publications which have inspired this project. You can also follow the project on Researchgate.

Bastiaensen, J., Huybrechs, F., & Van Hecken, G. (2019). The role of microfinance and financial inclusion in the quest for environmental sustainability. In M. Hudon, M. Labie, & A. Szafarz (Eds.), A Research Agenda for Financial Inclusion and Microfinance (pp. 75-85). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Bastiaensen, J., Merlet, P., Craps, M., De Herdt, T., Flores, S., Huybrechs, F., . . . Van Hecken, G. (2015). Making sense of territorial pathways to rural development: a proposal for a normative and analytical framework. Retrieved from Antwerp:

Bastiaensen, J., Merlet, P., & Flores, S. (Eds.). (2015). Rutas de desarrollo y territorios humanos en la vía láctea de Nicaragua: Estudios desde Muy Muy, Matiguás y Río Blanco. Managua: UCA Publications.

Bastiaensen, J., Romero, M., & Huybrechs, F. (forthcoming). Addressing climate change with Microfinance Plus: experiences in cattle and coffee regions of Nicaragua. In M. O'Connor & J. Silva Afonso (Eds.), Emerging Challenges and Innovations in Microfinance and Financial Inclusion: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bermúdez, M., Flores, S., Romero, M., Bastiaensen, J., Merlet, P., Huybrechs, F., . . . Ramirez, J. (2015). Is it possible to finance livestock in a sustainable manner in Nicaragua’s agricultural frontier?

Buytaert, W., Zulkafli, Z., Grainger, S., Acosta, L., Alemie, T. C., Bastiaensen, J., . . . Zhumanova, M. (2014). Citizen science in hydrology and water resources: opportunities for knowledge generation, ecosystem service management, and sustainable development. Frontiers in Earth Science, 2(26). Retrieved from doi:10.3389/feart.2014.00026

Cochet, H. (2012). The systeme agraire concept in francophone peasant studies. Geoforum, 43(1), 128-136. Retrieved from <Go to ISI>://000297873300013. doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2011.04.002

Cochet, H. (2015). Comparative Agriculture. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Quae - Springer.

Cochet, H. (2018). Capital–labour separation and unequal value-added distribution: repositioning land grabbing in the general movement of contemporary agricultural transformations. The Journal of Peasant Studies, 45(7), 1410-1431. Retrieved from doi:10.1080/03066150.2017.1311866

Cochet, H., Leonard, E., & Tallet, B. (2010). Le métayage d’élevage au Mexique, Colonisation foncière et dynamique d’une institution agraire dans l’histoire contemporaine. Annales de Géographie, 676, 617-638.

Flores, S., & Bastiaensen, J. (2017). Household-microenterprise: the missing link in gendered value chain analysis. Lessons from an analysis of dairy value chains in Nicaragua. Enterprise development and microfinance, 28(1-2), 98-111.

Huybrechs, F. (2018). A Political Ecology approach to Green Microfinance - Development Pathways and Avenues for Transformative Microfinance for Rural Development. (PhD in Development Studies), University of Antwerp, Antwerp.

Huybrechs, F., Bastiaensen, J., Forcella, D., & Van Hecken, G. (2016). La microfinance pour les services environnementaux : Enseignements en matière de politiques du Proyecto CAMBio au Nicaragua. Revue Tiers Monde, 225, 125-154.

Leo, F., & Garambois, N. J. C. A. (2017). Démarcation des terres indigènes et inégalités en zone de front pionnier au Nicaragua : le cas de Tasba Pri. 26(3), 35003. Retrieved from

Merlet, P., Van Hecken, G., & Rodriguez-Fabilena, R. (2018). Playing before paying? A PES simulation game for assessing power inequalities and motivations in the governance of Ecosystem Services. Ecosystem Services. Retrieved from doi:

Van Hecken, G., Merlet, P., Lindtner, M., & Bastiaensen, J. (2019). Can Financial Incentives Change Farmers' Motivations? An Agrarian System Approach to Development Pathways at the Nicaraguan Agricultural Frontier. Ecological Economics, 156, 519-529. Retrieved from doi: