Join us in welcoming Marcela Olivera
Our conversation focuses on themes such as water privatization, the human rights of water and ways of community building around water. Also, Marcela shares about the water wars in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and how the peoples uprising reclaimed the water from the private water company, Bechtel.
Marcela Olivera is a water commons organizer based in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Since 2004 she has been developing and consolidating an inter-American citizens’ network on water justice named Red VIDA. She sits on the coordinating committee of the Platform for Public and Community Partnerships of The America (PAPC). Since 2019, she has been working as the regional coordinator for the Blue Planet Project.
This episode was first recorded in May 2022
Hosted by: Kate Bunney
Produced & Edited by: Teena Pugliese
Intro music by: Mamuse ‘River Run Free’ – featuring Walter Strauss
Photo: Jasmine Beaghler