The loss of public rights of way in Spain is a well-known problem, and several associations, such as the PICP (an NGO for the defence of public pathways), actively advocate for their protection.
Nevertheless, the consequences of losing access to such an important common heritage are not well defined. This aim of this project is to gather information about its impact on the ‘right to landscape’, in order to better coordinate activism, improve dissemination and to raise the issue before the relevant administrative bodies.
This research project addresses the inequitable distribution of the benefits and impacts generated by land use changes in rural landscapes, and the consequent deterioration of the quality of life for the more vulnerable territorial actors. This is a widespread problem in the rural areas of developing countries due to the advancement of land-intensive systems that … Read more