Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) is an international human rights standard that emerges from the right of indigenous peoples to self-determination, as well as to their land, territories and resources.
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
This suite of training materials has been developed for communities in Liberia to help increase awareness of the key principles surrounding free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) and to improve the implementation of these principles in practice.
From outsiders to political representatives, the indigenous struggle in the Mentawai islands is a 20 year struggle to be heard. We learn through the eyes of Gugen, a future Indigenous leader, as he meets the villagers, shamens, newspaper & radio stations that unify these threatened islands.