focusing on indigenous peoples' rights and extractive industriesby Forest Peoples Programme and Tebtebba Foundation
Synthesis by Prof. Jeovah Meireles, Forum in Defense of the Coastal Zone of Ceara, Brazil, (FDZCC)
Press release (available in Spanish only)
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is the largest public multilateral lender in Latin America, enabling huge infrastructional projects. This briefing evaluates the IDB's policy on respecting the rights of indigenous peoples and protecting their territories from destructive development.