The Wapichan people and our ancestors have occupied and used the whole area that we call Wapichan wiizi in the Southern part of Guyana for generations.
Who we work with
FPP partners with the following indigenous peoples' organisations, community groups and NGOs to assist forest peoples in Asia, Africa and Central/South America to secure their rights, develop their own organisations and negotiate with governments and companies to determine how economic development and conservation are best achieved on their lands.
The Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) works to transform decision-making processes of natural resource management so the benefits are shared equally.
Transformasi untuk Keadilan Indonesia (TuK INDONESIA) is an Indonesian NGO based in Jakarta that works on the environmental, natural resource and human rights impacts of development in Indonesia.
The Union of Peoples of the Diaguita Nation in Tucumán (UPNDT) is an initiative that seeks to unify the efforts of the different communities in their work for cultural revaluation, organisation, socioeconomic growth of its members, access to basic services and fundamentally th
In 2000 the Batwa organized themselves and formed their own organisation, the United Organisation for Batwa Development in Uganda (UOBDU). Its aim is to support Batwa in south west Uganda to address their land problems and help them develop sustainable alternative livelihoods. Through its Batwa members, UOBDU has identified four key areas it hopes to address including:
Our mission is to advance science-led independent research, evidence-based new approaches to public policies, innovative alternative solutions on the ground, and empowering capacity building and community-based management for contributing towards progressive social transformat
The Association of Indigenous Village Leaders (Vereniging van Inheemse Dorpshoofden in Suriname – “VIDS”) is an association of indigenous village leaders from every indigenous village in Suriname.