Resources

New FPP Publications

Forest Peoples Programme (alongside partner organisations) has published three new publications; ‘Indigenous Peoples and the Green Climate Fund – A technical briefing for Indigenous Peoples, policymakers and support groups’, the third edition of ‘What is REDD+? A guide for indigenous communities’ and the second edition of ‘A Guide to Indigenous Women’s Rights under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women’.

New publication from IWGIA - Cameroon: What Future for the Baka? Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Livelihood Opportunities in south-east Cameroon

IWGIA, Plan Finland and Plan Cameroon have published a report about the indigenous Baka living in Cameroon entitled What Future for the Baka? Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Livelihood Opportunities in south-east Cameroon. The report looks at the human rights situation of the indigenous hunter / gatherers of south-east Cameroon and their livelihood opportunities.

Indigenous peoples make powerful statements at African Commission session

Many statements from indigenous peoples organisations were made on the occasion of the 50th African Commission session held in Banjul in October 2011. As well as the implementation of the 2010 African Commission’s decision regarding the Endorois in Kenya, the situation of indigenous women in Burundi and Kenya were addressed. Burundi was also examined under the state reporting procedure, which raised issues pertaining to the rights of indigenous peoples.

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Report by Lucy Mulvagh for The Indigenous World 2007, IWGIA's YearbookPublished July 2007Link to the full publication on IWGIA's website

Rwanda

Report by Lucy Mulvagh for The Indigenous World 2007, IWGIA's Yearbook

Uganda

Report on Indigenous People in Uganda. Published in The Indigenous World 2007, IWGIA's Yearbook pages 477-481.

Heading towards Extinction Indigenous Rights in Africa: The Case of the Twa of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

BOOK AVAILABLE ON REQUEST FROM FPP OFFICE: info@forestpeoples.org

The Twa of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park were evicted from their traditional lands in the name of wildlife conservation. This book details their case in both the African context and that of emerging and established international norms and principles of indigenous peoples' rights.

ISBN 87-90730-31-3   142 pages   Published by FPP and IWGIA