indigenous communities

Defending the Defenders: Recommendations from the conference

10 Oct 2018 - 08:36

"To a large degree, perpetrators of crimes against indigenous peoples continue to act with impunity. We all have an obligation to do our best to stop this. We need to act"

Guatemala: Turning up the heat

19 Sep 2018 - 10:00

Indigenous communities of Guatemala are feeling the effects of deforestation. Increased agriculture, illegal logging and fires have reduced forest cover and rising temperature

Indigenous peoples welcome adoption of Green Climate Fund’s Indigenous Peoples Policy

28 Feb 2018 - 07:31

The policy recognizes indigenous peoples’ rights to land, territories and natural resources, their crucial and active contribution to climate change mitigation and adaptation

“Maps are more than housing and cultivation areas”

21 Nov 2017 - 10:22

Participatory action research involves the whole community. Elders as well as young people, literates and non-literates, men and women are all included.

Mining progress threatens Amarakaeri Communal Reserve

28 Sep 2017 - 00:17

Mining threatens the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve (RCA), reported Walter Quertehuari. He is the new president of the Administration Agreement Executor (ECA, in Spanish) for the RCA, which is currently a model of co-management between the Peruvian...

Management of the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve (RCA) is renewed and strengthen

27 Sep 2017 - 09:15

The successful model of co-management of the RCA will continue thanks to the renewal of the executive board of the Administration Agreement Executor with the direct participation of 10 native communities.