FPP's report of activities over the year 2007
FPP's report of activities for its charitable arm, over the year 2007
Manila. We are appalled to see the "2007 Global Accountability Report" issued by One World Trust, a UK-based organization that glowingly rates the institutional accountability and transparency of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Report found the Bank to be 100 percent trasparent as well as 81 percent accountable. The NGO Forum on ADB vehemently disagrees with these findings! See full Press Statement here.
Submitted by FECONACO and the Grupo de Trabajo Racimos de Ungurahui
The US$77.3m Sundarbans Biodiversity Conservation Project was suspended three years early because of its failure to conserve biological diversity and reduce poverty in the Sundarbans. This report provides an analysis of the project's design flaws and consequent disintegration, and identifies means of making good the damage done.
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47 pages Unnayan Onneshan, Nijera kori, FPP
The Achuar indigenous people of the Río Corrientes are suffering severe health problems due to State-authorised oil exploration on their land.
Only available in SpanishFECONACO and the Grupo de Trabajo Racimos de Ungurahui
Drawing on interviews with indigenous leaders regarding the imposition of State protected area policies on indigenous communities, this report presents a series of principles and preconditions for the right to FPIC.
Article covering the history of negotiations within the United Nations Forum on Forests and the Convention on Biological Diversity, considering the avenues available for indigenous peoples to most effectively defend their rights to lands and resources within the conservation and forestry debates.Published in "Biodiversity", the quarterly journal of TC-Biodiversity
Statement by Victoria Tauli-Corpuz drawing attention to the need for full and effective consultation with indigenous peoples prior to the development of new initiatives and programmes impacting on them.