Cordoba, D. (2014). Participation, Politics and Technology: Agrarian development in post-neoliberal Bolivia. Wageningen School of Social Sciences: Wageningen, The Netherlands (ISBN 978-74-6257-066): p. 166. [PDF] 


Cordoba, D., Jansen, K and C. Gonzalez. (2017) Post-neoliberal Articulations with Neoliberalism: Empowerment and rural development in Bolivia. Canadian Journal of Development Studies. 38(1) [PDF]

Tejada, G., Dalla-Nora, E., Cordoba, D., Lafortezza, R., Assis, T., Aguiar, A.P. (2016) “Deforestation Scenarios for the Bolivian Lowlands”. Environmental Research. Vol. 144  [PDF]

Cordoba, D. and Jansen, K. (2015) Realigning the Political and the Technical: NGOs and the Politicization of Agrarian Development in Bolivia. European Journal of Development Research. Advanced online publication [PDF]

Cordoba, D. and Jansen, K. (2014) The Malleability of Participation: The politics of agricultural research under neoliberalism in Bolivia. Development and Change. 45 (6), 1284-1309. [PDF]

Cordoba, D. and Jansen, K (2014) Same Disease—Different Research Strategies: Bananas and Black Sigatoka in Brazil and Colombia. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. 35 (3), 345-361. DOI: 10.1111/sjtg.12072. [PDF]

Mundet, C., Cordoba, D., Alvarez, S., and Cittadini, E.D. 2014 Participatory analysis of the sweet cherry sector in Argentinian South Patagonia. Acta Horticulturae. Vol. 1020: 529-535. [PDF]

Mundet, C., Baltuska, N., Cordoba, D., Sanz, C., and Cittadini, E.D. 2014 Deriving socio-economic indicators for sustainability assessment of sweet cherry farming systems in South. Acta Horticulturae. Vol. 1020: 523-528. [PDF]

Cordoba, D. and Jansen, K. (2014) The Return of the State: Neocollectivism, Agrarian Politics and Images of Technological Progress in the MAS Era in Bolivia. Journal of Agrarian Change, 14: 480–500. [PDF]

Cordoba, D. and White, D. (2011) Citizen participation in managing water: Do Conversatorios generate collective action? An outcome evaluation of the CPWF project: Sustaining Collective Action Linking Economic and Ecological Scales in Upper Watersheds (SCALES/PN20). Colombo, Sri Lanka: CGIAR Challenge Program for Water and Food (CPWF). 66p. (CPWF Impact Assessment Series 06). [PDF]

Alvarez S, Douthwaite B., Mackay R., Cordoba, D., and Tehelen, K. (2010). Participatory impact pathways analysis: a practical method for project planning and evaluation. Development in Practice, 20(8): 946-958. [PDF]


 In preparation:

Córdoba, D. and Selfa, T. Family Farming, Agribusiness and the State: Building consent around oil palm expansion in post-neoliberal Brazil. Under revision in Journal of Rural Studies.

Cordoba, D., Rosty, C. and Gonzalez, C. Putting a Premium on Empowerment: Contrasting perceptions of empowerment in Fair Trade Certified Coffee Estates and Independent Smallholders.

Cordoba, D., Sirdey, N., del Rio, M. and Gonzalez, C. Fair Trade for All: Farmers’ empowerment and the revival of the cooperative movement in Peru

Book chapters

Cordoba, D. (2012) ‘Procesos de intervención con enfoque de Cadena Productiva y su contribución a la articulación a mercados de productores de pequeña escala’. In: ‘Las Relaciones Internacionales de la Pobreza’. CLACSO-CROP. Buenos Aires, Argentina. [PDF]

Selected reports:

Cordoba, D., Gonzalez, J., Ravikuma, A. (2015) Global Comparative Study REDD+ assessment: CIFOR Peru country case study. Work document. Overseas Development Institute (ODI): London.

Cordoba, D. (2008). Evaluation of the impact in Colombia of the Project MUS/PN/28 – Multiple uses of water as a strategy for facing poverty, CPWF. Pretoria, South Africa Food: Agriculture and Natural Policy Analysis Network.

Cordoba, D and González, C. (2007) Alianzas de Aprendizaje para el Desarrollo Empresarial Rural: evaluación de la experiencia del CIAT con la alianza de aprendizaje en Centro América. Work document. [PDF]

Gottret, M.V. and Cordoba, D.M. (2004). Políticas y Procesos de Innovación Tecnológica con Productores de Pequeña Escala en Honduras y Nicaragua. In: Innovación Participativa: experiencias con pequeños productores agrícolas en seis países de Latinoamérica. Series Desarrollo Productivo No 159. ECLAC. Santiago de Chile, 2004. [PDF]

Papers in conferences:

Cordoba, D. (2012). “From Neoliberalism to New Collectivism in the MAS Era in Bolivia: Contradictions, dissatisfactions and contestations in seeking alternatives for rural development”. Contribution accepted at the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS), at the University of British Columbia. May 18-20. 2012, Kelowna BC, Canada

Cordoba, D. (2011). “Participation and Social Justice Conflicts in Rural Development Projects during the MAS Era in Bolivia”. Contribution accepted at the conference: Social Movement Governance, the Poor and the New Politics of the Americas at the University of South Florida. February 02-04, 2011, Tampa – Florida, USA

Cordoba, D., Douthwaite, B., and Alvarez, S. (2009). “Using Participatory Impact Pathway and Realistic Evaluation Approaches in the Context of Water Use Management Projects”. Contribution accepted at the American Evaluation Conference: context and evaluation, 11-14 November, Orlando – Florida, USA.

Cittadini E.D., A.L. Torres, C. Mundet, B. Pugh, D. Cordoba, C.E., W.A.H. Rossing. (2009). “Farming systems’ diagnosis and exploration of alternatives for fruit-tree production growers of South Patagonia, Argentina”. Contribution accepted at the Farming Systems Design 2009: An international symposium on Methodologies for Integrated Analysis of Farm Production Systems, 23-26 August. Monterrey, USA.

Douthwaite, B., Alvarez, S., Cordoba, D., and Thiele, G. (2008) “Participatory Impact Pathway Analysis: A practical method for project planning and evaluation”. In: International Forum in Water and Food, 10-14 November, Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia.

Cordoba, D (2008) “Desarrollo Participativo de Senderos de Impacto: Generando procesos de co-innovación con productores de cereza en la Patagonia Sur”. In: XI congreso de extensión Agraria del MERCOSUR, 9-11 October, Tucuman, Argentina.

Borzoni, M., C. Contini, D. Cordoba. and L. Omodei Zorini. (2008). “Managing the Uncertainties of Long-term Strategies: a methodological proposal”. Contribution accepted at the 8th International Farming Systems Association (IFSA) symposium. 6-10 July, Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Cordoba, D. (2007). “Procesos de Intervención con Enfoque de Cadena Productiva y su Contribución a la Articulación a Mercados de Productores de Pequeña Escala en Colombia”. In: International Seminar: “Pobreza, Integración Económica y Comercio Internacional”. Organized by CLACSO-Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, 27-29 November, Quito, Ecuador.

Cordoba, D., Chiappe, M., Abrams, J., and Selfa, T. (Forthcoming) Making Biodiesel Fair? Progressive extractivism and biofuel production in Latin America’s Southern Cone. Development and Change.

Cordoba, D. (2007). “Inovação e Mudanças Tecnológicas na Produção de Banana: Um estudo comparative entre Brasil e Colômbia”. EMBRAPA-CNPMF, 1st February, Cruz das Almas, Bahia, Brazil.


Cordoba, D. (2015) Fair Trade for All and changes at the farm level.

De León Cristina and Cordoba, D (2008) Most Significant Changes in the Coello River Basin – Colombia. Participatory video documenting the monitoring and evaluation process of the Scales Project.

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