Mary Ann Manahan
Mary Ann Manahan is a research associate with Focus on the Global South, Philippines Programme. She joined Focus in March 2003 and works on the commons (land, water, and freedom of information issues), including issues as they relate to international financial institutions such as the ADB, and the WB, issues of privatization and regulation of public utilities, resource management, and imagining and building alternatives at the macroand micro levels. She has a background in sociology and women and development studies.
Contents:Whose growth? Whose democracy?by Clarissa Militante
Voices from the countryside:Farmers speak of agrarian reform strugglesby Mary Ann Manahan
APECO's story: two visions of development contend in land grab caseby Jerik Cruz
Photos: Agrarian Reform Campaign and Consultations; FOCUS in Rio 20+ Meeting; FOCUS at the Asia-Europe Peoples' Forum 9, in Ventiane Laos
Defending water justice and democracy in Asia: alternatives to commercialization and privitizationby Mary Ann Manahan, Buenaventura Dargantes, Cheryl Batistel