Global news in 2018 made hard reading. Forest peoples who we support faced intimidation and murder.
Au cours des 3 dernières années, quatre communautés bagyeli autochtones ont cartographié et surveillé leurs forêts afin de garantir les droits sur les terres dont elles dépendent pour survivre.
This recording features the words of indigenous leaders and community representatives of the Uitoto, Muinane, Nonuya and Andoque peoples of the Colombian Amazon, who share similar cultural practices and beliefs and self-identify as “People of the Centre.”
Nearly all forests across the globe are inhabited and the peoples who live there have customary rights and ways of life and traditional knowledge that are attuned to their forest environments.
Casi todos los bosques del planeta están habitados y los pueblos que viven en ellos tienen derechos consuetudinarios así como modos de vida y conocimientos tradicionales que están en sintonía con sus entornos forestales.
Presque toutes les forêts de la planète sont habitées et les peuples qui y vivent ont des droits coutumiers, des modes de vie et des savoirs traditionnels en parfait accord avec leurs environnements forestiers.
Hampir semua hutan di seluruh dunia dihuni manusia dan orang-orang yang tinggal di sana memiliki hak adat dan cara hidup dan pengetahuan tradisional yang selaras dengan lingkungan hutan mereka.
This video is part of the Global Network for Advanced Management's Palm Oil 2016 online case study and features Marcus Colchester of the Forest Peoples Programme as he outlines the human impact of the Indonesian palm oil industry.
Partnership, support and solidarity are key to the work of Forest Peoples Programme. In this time of political turmoil and uncertainty, FPP's underlying philosophy remains that sustained solidarity and support for specific struggles are the most effective pathway to enduring change.
Forest peoples and indigenous organisations in Asia, Africa, and South and Central America have made considerable progress over the last year in their work to secure their rights. Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) has continued to support forest peoples’ efforts to gain ownership of their lands, aiming to ensure that their voices are heard across the complex political and social global landscape as they assert their human rights.
A new video from handcrafted films made in collaboration with indigenous peoples and Indonesian campaigners exposes the destruction caused by oil palm companies in Indonesian Borneo (West Kalimantan).
Jail is the reward for Momonus and Jamaludin to defend their ancestral lands. For 12 years already these Semunying indigenous territories have been controlled by P.T. In Ledo Lestari. Their dense forest had been turned into a palm oil plantation landscape. Although they have been persecuted and abused in their ancestral land, their fight is not extinguished.
The indigenous community of Santa Clara de Uchunya are facing the devastation of their ancestral forests and rivers due to the expansion of a palm oil plantation operated by Plantaciones de Pucallpa S.A.C., a member of the RSPO