Recent Publications

Bastiaensen, J., Huybrechs, F., Merlet, P., Romero, M., & Van Hecken, G. (2021). Fostering bottom-up actor coalitions for transforming complex rural territorial pathways. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 49, 42-49.

Van Hecken, G., Kolinjivadi, V., Huybrechs, F., Bastiaensen, J., & Merlet, P. (2021). Playing Into the Hands of the Powerful: Extracting “Success” by Mining for Evidence in a Payments for Environmental Services Project in Matiguás-Río Blanco, Nicaragua. Tropical Conservation Science, 14, https://doi:10.1177/19400829211020191 

Huybrechs, F., Bastiaensen, J. & Van Hecken, G. (in collaboration with the ISC Secretariat and Green Ink) (2020) Green Microfinance: pitfalls, potential and pathways to transformation, Transformations to Sustainability Knowledge Brief 4, 

Bastiaensen, J. and Huybrechs, F. (2020) Urgent action on climate change must go beyond microfinance'business as usual', e-mfp blog,

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., Romero, M., & Huybrechs, F. (2019). 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. 

Huybrechs, F., Bastiaensen, J., & Van Hecken, G. (2019) Exploring the potential contribution of green microfinance in transformations to sustainability. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 41: 85-92.