Examines how the legal and policy frameworks of four countries (India, Indonesia, Venezuela and Guyana) deal with indigenous peoples and the extent to which they offer scope for the exercise of the right to free, prior and informed consent
We, the participants of the workshop on Carbon sinks and trade, dams, rivers linking and extractive industries: New Terms & Mechanisms for further expropriation & Livelihoods Threats to Peoples in India’s North Eastern Region, Guwahati, 16-18 November 2003 re-iterate the following positions taken by our brothers and sisters in other fora concerning the preservation of our environment and survival of our peoples:
Prepared for the International Workshop on Indigenous Peoples, the Extractive Industries and the World Bank
A case study for the Extractive Industries Review. Prepared for the International Workshop on Indigenous Peoples, the Extractive Industries and the World Bank
Indonesia Case Study for the International Workshop on Indigenous Peoples, ExtractiveIndustries and the World Bank held in Oxford, UK
‘We will not recognize the State, unless the State recognizes us’ is AMAN’s challenge to the Indonesian Government to reverse its policy of integration and recognize indigenous peoples’ right to govern themselves according to their customs. This book records the results of a series of community-level workshops, organised by AMAN, the ICRAF and FPP, to examine the challenges raised by this demand and how indigenous communities can find their own solutions in line with their right to self-determination.
ISBN 979-3198-13-3 60 pages ICRAF, AMAN and FPP
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This report looks at the current state of the pulp and paper industry in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. It looks at the extent of plantations and their social and environmental impacts in the region, institutional support of industrial plantations, and local resistance to ecological damage and loss of livelihood. The book's aim is to support communities' rights to make their own decisions about the management of their rivers, farmlands and forests.
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.
This statement was jointly issued by representatives of the National Adivasi Coordination Committee, Bangladesh Adivasi Forum, Hill Tracts NGO Forum, Committee for the Protection of Forest and Land Rights in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Hill Women's Federation, Rakhain Development Foundation, Mro Social Council, Tripura Kalyan Foundation, Khashia Students’ Association, Bawm Social Council, Trinamul Unnayan Sangstha, Zabarang Kalyan Samiti, Abima Garo Youth Association (AGYA), Society for Environment & Human Development (SEHD) and Taungya, and included representatives of the Bawm, Chakma, Garo, Khasi, Marma, Mro, Rakhain, Santal, Tanchangya and Tripura peoples from different parts of Bangladesh. The list of signatories is annexed hereto.
A case study for the Workshop on Indigenous Peoples, Forests and the World Bank
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Proceedings of the second FPP/IWGIA conference on indigenous peoples and protected areas, based around twelve original case studies from indigenous communities in Asia. The book examines the obstacles to be overcome in the implementation of new conservation policies recognising indigenous peoples' rights.