We work on the consolidation of proposals for territorial and alternative autonomies in which the defense of water as a common good is an articulating axis.
We contribute to the strengthening of processes for the protection of rivers, moorlands and other water territories.
WATER, A COMMON GOOD
Censat Agua Viva conceives water as a common good, fundamental for life in all its expressions, recognizes it as an organizing element of the territories, and considers it an articulating axis.
The Area was created around 2002, focused on the work of the moorlands and as a response to the organization’s reflections on environmental conflicts about its contamination by the use of agrochemicals and
Likewise, the Area contributed to the consolidation of the National Network of Community Aqueducts, through the construction of tools for political discussion and training in the perspective of community water management.
Censat Agua Viva conceives water as a common good, fundamental for life in all its expressions, and recognizes it as an organizing element of the territories.
Currently, the work on the subject is based on the political ecology of water, based on the identification of environmental conflicts, the search for water justice, and a view of the environment.
Our main bets are oriented towards the consolidation of proposals for territorial and alternative autonomies in which the defense of water as a common good is an articulating axis.
On the other hand, the phenomena of commodification are approached from a critical view of national policies and the inclusion of water in free trade agreements and free trade agreements.
EDITORIALS AND OPINION
Ordenamiento territorial alrededor del agua, gestión comunitaria del agua y territorialidades campesinas en el PND
¡Mujeres, agua, tierra y energía no somos mercancía!: Contra la violencia patriarcal extractivista, las mujeres se organizan
In addition to our areas of work, we have delved into particular aspects of various environmental issues in Colombia and the world, in order to broaden social understanding and make visible the voices of the communities and organizations that face them, which propose