Recursos

The Green Climate Fund and FPIC - A call for the adoption of an indigenous peoples' policy: The lessons from a wetland project in Peru

Under considerable expectations and pressure to deliver shortly before the beginning of the UNFCCC 21st Conference of the Parties to be held in Paris, the Board of the Green Climate Fund  (GCF) considered the first projects for funding at its meeting in Zambia in early November, 2015.  One project presented to the GCF by Peruvian Implementing Entity (IE) PROFONANPE contains a proposal for wetland management with the participation of indigenous peoples in the province of Loreto in the eastern Amazon region.

The Situation of Indigenous Peoples in Paraguay: Their lands and the Laws that Would Protect Them

On 12 November 2015, Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) and its partner in Paraguay, the Federación por la Autodeterminación de los Pueblos Indígenas (FAPI) released a companion set of reports describing the current situation of indigenous people, their lands, resources, and territories in Paraguay, along with the national legal framework that is meant to respect, promote and protect their rights.  Many have argued that the last big “land grab” with respect to indigenous lands, resources and territories will not be from large infrastructure projects, but from conservation and resource protection initiatives.

La situación de los pueblos indígenas en Paraguay: sus tierras y las leyes que los deberían proteger

El 12 de noviembre de 2015 el Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) y su socio en Paraguay, la Federación por la Autodeterminación de los Pueblos Indígenas (FAPI) publicaron un conjunto de informes complementarios que describen la situación actual de los pueblos indígenas, sus tierras, recursos y territorios en Paraguay, junto con el marco jurídico nacional que está destinado a respetar, promover y proteger sus derechos. Muchos han argumentado que la última “apropiación” importante de tierras, recursos y territorios indígenas no se producirá como parte de grandes proyectos de infraestructura, sino como parte de iniciativas de conservación y de protección de los recursos.

La situation des peuples autochtones au Paraguay : leurs terres et les lois qui les protégeraient

Le 12 novembre 2015, le Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) et son partenaire au Paraguay, la Federación por la Autodeterminación de los Pueblos Indígenas (FAPI) ont publié un ensemble de rapports décrivant la situation actuelle des peuples autochtones, de leurs terres, ressources et territoires au Paraguay, ainsi que le cadre juridique national censé respecter, promouvoir et protéger leurs droits. Beaucoup ont affirmé que le dernier grand « accaparement » des terres, ressources et territoires autochtones ne viendra pas des grands projets d’infrastructures, mais des initiatives de conservation et de protection des ressources.

Situasi masyarakat adat di Paraguay: Tanah mereka dan Undang-Undang yang Akan Melindungi Mereka

Pada tanggal 12 November 2015, Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) dan mitranya di Paraguay, yaitu Federación por la Autodeterminación de los Pueblos Indígenas (FAPI) merilis satu set laporan pendamping yang menggambarkan situasi saat ini dari masyarakat adat, serta tanah, sumberdaya, dan wilayah mereka di Paraguay, bersama dengan kerangka hukum nasional yang ditujukan untuk menghormati, mempromosikan dan melindungi hak-hak mereka. Banyak yang berpendapat bahwa "perampasan tanah" yang besar yang terjadi akhir-akhir ini sehubungan dengan tanah, sumberdaya dan wilayah adat tidak akan datang dari proyek-proyek infrastruktur besar, tapi dari inisiatif konservasi dan perlindungan sumberdaya.

New Analysis Reveals that Indigenous Lands Hold More than 20% of World’s Tropical Forest Carbon

New analysis of forests in indigenous territories shows recognizing, protecting rights of traditional peoples can make major contribution to slowing climate change and would support nat'l commitments to reduce climate impacts

An analysis released at the UN climate conference (known as COP 21) maps and quantifies, for the first time, the carbon stored in indigenous territories across the world’s largest expanses of remaining tropical forest.

IPO Letter to GCF Board

Indigenous Peoples' organisations raise concerns regarding the use of the terms “country ownership” and “multi-stakeholder engagement" ahead of Green Climate Fund meetings in Zambia, 2015. The letter is significant as it is the first official and widely supported position on the GCF expressed by Indigenous Peoples.

Read the full letter here