Recursos

Land, forest and people - Facing the challenges in South-East Asia

Covering Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, this report synthesizes the results of a consultative process that examined the legal frameworks, actual reality on the ground, and responses of various local organizations, governments and civil society in 2007. The process, 'Listening, Learning and Sharing', was led by the World Agroforestry Centre and the Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific (RECOFTC), as members of the global Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), assisted by Forest Peoples Programme (FPP).

Land, Forest and People Facing the Challenges in South-East Asia

Covering Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, this report synthesizes the results of a consultative process that examined the legal frameworks, actual reality on the ground, and responses of various local organizations, governments and civil society in 2007. The process, 'Listening, Learning and Sharing', was led by the World Agroforestry Centre and the Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific (RECOFTC), as members of the global Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), assisted by Forest Peoples Programme (FPP).

The Nagari community, business and the state: The origin and the process of contemporary agrarian protests in West Sumatra, Indonesia

Book available on request from FPP at info@forestpeoples.org and WRM at www.wrm.org.uy

This careful research in five self-governing Minangkabau communities (Nagari) in West Sumatra situates present-day conflicts between rural communities and palm oil developers in their historical and institutional context.

ISBN 979-15188-1-5    303 pages  World Rainforest Movement

Los pueblos indígenas Diaguitas de la Provincia de Tucumán

Una campaña de desalojos y amenazas intimidatorios de desalojos han sido realizados en contra de los pueblos indígenas Diaguitas de la Provincia de Tucumán con persecución de la policía y tolerancia del gobierno provincial y resultando en varios heridos debido a los atropellos de la policía y su uso de balas de gomas.Carta de FPP al Presidente de Argentina