Refugee Livelihoods in Urban Areas: Identifying Program Opportunities / Case Study Ecuador
Feinstein International Center, 2012.
Refugee Livelihoods in Urban Areas:Identifying Program Opportunities. Case study Ecuador.
Feinstein Internation-al Center, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University,Boston, USA.
Field research for this report was made possible by three excellent researchassistants, Christine Fabara, Alexandra Lara, and Lana Balyk in Ecuador. Sandra
ten Zijthoff provided project management for the ﬁeld team and wrote the report
with the support of Jeremy Harkey, who assisted in data analysis and writing.Rebecca Furst-Nichols provided project management, advice and support.Karen Jacobsen, Principal Investigator, guided the full research process. Thestaff at Feinstein International Center managed the budget, travel andadministrative procedures.We recognize and thank our interviewees in Ecuador, who were willing to sharetheir experiences, and who are a life example for all of us. We thank theFundacion Ambiente y Sociedad and the Colombian Refugee Project for theircontribution to the research and for facilitating access to the refugeecommunities. In particular, we thank the refugees in Ecuador who were willing toshare their experience with us, and made us understand.The research was paid for by American taxpayers, and we are grateful to the USDepartment of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) forfunding this project. Financial support for this research was also provided by theSwedish government (SIDA).The ideas, opinions, and comments below are those of the authors and do not
necessarily represent or reect those of BPRM or SIDA.