This study, prepared under contract with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), provides a concise overview of the information available on the land rights of indigenous peoples, with a focus on those in developing countries and countries with economies in transition.
Case study for the Workshop on Indigenous Peoples, Forests and the World Bank: Policies and Practice. Forest Peoples Programme and the Bank Information Centre
Paper for the Workshop on Indigenous Peoples, Forests and the World Bank: Policies and Practice
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Conservation agencies now recognise indigenous peoples' rights to ownership and control of their lands and resources, but how has this new partnership turned out in practice? Fifteen original case studies from Latin America provide practical lessons in how the interests of indigenous peoples and conservation objectives can be reconciled.