Press release from our partners, South Rupununi District Council in Guyana, who welcome the Concluding Observations on Guyana by the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. The Observations incorporate many of the SRDC’s recommendations.
South Rupununi District Council presents the Wapichan Environmental Monitoring Report, which details the work of their Monitoring Programme in relation to the mining at Marudi Mountain; and presents their recommendations and requests.
Over half of global tropical deforestation is caused by four commodities: soy, palm oil, beef, and pulp & paper, resulting in 15% of total global greenhouse gas emissions – more than all the cars, trucks and buses in the world combined.
Más de la mitad de la deforestación tropical global se produce por cuatro productos básicos: la soja, el aceite de palma, la carne de vaca, la pulpa y el papel, resultando en 15% del total de emisiones globales de gases invernaderos – más de todos los coches, los camiones y los
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A delegation of 14 indigenous leaders and human rights defenders from Africa, Asia, and South America have written a statement to the EU, after a 3-day forum on local solutions for closing the gap between policy and practice in the global agro-commodity trade.