Alejandro Balanzó Guzman

PhD Student

Background

M.Sc. on Education, Government and Foreign Affairs Professional. Work experience on facilitation, knowledge brokering, scaling up, teaching and research on local development in and about underdeveloped rural areas in Latin America and Asia.

Specific interest on social change processes involving local capacity development.

Research

Ongoing research:

  • Farmer’s organizations role in capacity development in underdeveloped rural areas.
  • Public Policy territorialization.

Finished research:

  • Promoting development from cultural identity: study case of San Basilio de Palenque.
  • Relations between educative sector and productive sector in rural areas
  • Educative strategies to create cultural competences to enhance the public sphere.
Teaching

Local Development
Rural Development
Peer to peer facilitation
Local knowledge scaling out and scaling up

 

Networks

KM4Dev, knowledge management for development.

 

Publications

ALEJANDRO BALANZO GUZMAN, “La escuela y la formación de la esfera pública” En: Colombia 2005. ed: Universidad Externado de Colombia – Instituto para la invstigación educativa y el desarrollo pedagógico IDEP ISBN: 958-710-041-7 v. 1000 pags. 79

ALEJANDRO BALANZO GUZMAN, “San Basilio de Palenque, Colombia: Cultura presente, Territorio Ausente” El Valor Del Patrimonio Cultural: Territorios Rurales, Experiencias Y Proyecciones Latinoamericanas . En: Perú  ISBN: 979-9972-51-219-2  ed:  , v. , p.9 –   ,2009