Tropical forests in Borneo are under major threat from deforestation from planned infra-structure development, says a new report published today.
For the Wampis Nation in the Peruvian Amazon, protecting their territory and living well go hand in hand with reclaiming and strengthening their own ancestral knowledge, wisdom, practices and customs.
A member of one of Cameroon’s Baka Communities in the Ngoyla Mintom area, talks about being driven out of his ancestral forests, and the issues his people face on a daily basis through lack of land rights and lack of access to food, medicine and education.
A Special Economic Zone in Chiang Khong, northern Thailand, could bring valuable investment into the area. But if it does go ahead, the wetland forests should be excluded to preserve the biodiversity of the local area, and to preserve the way of life of the local community.
UNESCO has launched their “2019 International Year of Indigenous languages” website on August 9th to coincide with the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples.
United under the banner of the Gbabandi platform, more than 32 Baka and Bagyeli indigenous peoples from Cameroon met to validate data on indigenous peoples’ experiences of the protection of their rights.
Bersatu di bawah bendera platform Gbabandi, lebih dari 32 masyarakat adat Baka dan Bagyeli dari Kamerun bertemu untuk memvalidasi data pengalaman masyarakat adat tentang perlindungan hak-hak mereka.
The Kahuzi-Biega National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo was established in 1971 at which point the indigenous Batwa communities living in the area designated as the new national park were evicted.
Taman Nasional Kahuzi-Biega di Republik Demokratik Kongo didirikan pada tahun 1971 di mana pada saat itu masyarakat adat Batwa yang tinggal di daerah yang ditetapkan sebagai taman nasional baru tersebut digusur.
The Global Dialogue on Human Rights and Biodiversity Conservation was initiated to address the conflicts that have often emerged across the globe between conservation agencies and Indigenous peoples with longstanding relationships to their ancestral territories.
The indigenous women of Cameroon’s forests made their presence felt in a parade celebrating the 33rd edition of International Women’s Day through strong advocacy messages concerning their rights.
Perempuan adat dari hutan Kamerun menarik perhatian khalayak luas dalam sebuah parade untuk merayakan edisi ke-33 Hari Perempuan Internasional melalui pesan-pesan advokasi yang kuat mengenai hak-hak mereka.
The community-based monitoring workshop -organised by FPP together with its local partner ODDHC in Brazzaville- gathered partner organisations and indigenous community members from 7 African countries. The participants shared their experiences, trained, and learned from each other as well as from professional trainers.
Lokakarya pemantauan berbasis masyarakat – yang diselenggarakan oleh FPP bersama mitra setempatnya ODDHC di Brazzaville – memepertemukan prganisasi-organisasi mitra dan anggota masyarakat adat dari 7 negara Afrika.
An introductory brochure has been released by the Indigenous Peoples’ Advisory Forum (IPAF) to the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI).
Brosur pengantar telah dikeluarkan oleh Forum Penasihat Masyarakat Adat (IPAF) kepada Inisiatif Pengelolaan Aluminium (ASI)*.
The tools, techniques and strategic use of community-based mapping and monitoring by indigenous peoples and local communities across the world was the focus of a three-day workshop held in December.
Alat-alat, teknik-teknik dan pemanfaatan strategis pemetaan dan pemantauan berbasis masyarakat oleh masyarakat adat dan komunitas lokal di seluruh dunia menjadi fokus lokakarya tiga hari yang diadakan pada bulan Desember.
Three weeks after the Global Dialogue on Human Rights and Biodiversity Conservation held at Mt Elgon, Kenya, meetings of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) also placed more focus than ever on