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SGP at the at UNCCD COP14
The 14th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will be held in New Delhi, India
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What’s in a name? Indigenous languages and cultural diversity in the digital age
Meaning and sounds are often derived from the inseparable relationship between people and places, writes Terence
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Enhanced partnership - COMDEKS Programme at the 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
On 15 July 2019, the Small Grants Programme(SGP) together with the Japan Biodiversity Fund (JBF) of the Convention on Biological Diversity,
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Women, Culture, and Territory: Safeguarding biodiversity by protecting ancestral culture in Colombia
LISTEN TO YOUR GRANDMOTHER The Bajo Guapi and Río Guají Afro-Colombian communities live in the Chocó
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BREATHE COLOMBO BREATHE: Conserving the wetlands which breathes life into the city of Colombo
LAST REMAINING HAVENS 70-year-old Indrapala Gamarachchi looks out over one of the last remaining patches of wilderness in his
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Ancestral Ingenuity: Harnessing traditional knowledge and innovation in Morocco, conservation & livelihoods flourish
In Morocco, conserving unique biodiversity relies on the knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous and local communities who
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Innovation helps rebuild Belize’s coral reef
The hurricane heavily damaged the Belize Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Times were hard for the Placencia community who had lost
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Methodology on site-level Protected Area Governance based on Principles of Equity
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Aichi Target 11 calls for “effectively and equitably managed … protected areas”, and goals 2.1 and
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Tafo Mihaavo: a national social movement to support the customary governance of natural resources in Madagascar
Up until the advent of the colonial era, the traditional social structure in Malagasy society that bound diverse communities together for generations
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A mobile mapping app for ICCAs
Indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs) conserve vast areas of the world, but the international community often fails to appreciate the
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ICCA-GSI undertakes Legal and Policy Analysis to improve recognition of ICCAs
To address some of the causal constraints in achieving Aichi targets and contribute to Post-2020 Aichi Framework, the ICCA-GSI undertakes legal and
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Paraguay: Demarcating indigenous lands and innovating practices for biodiversity conservation and conflict resolution
Paraguay’s ecological uniqueness is attributed to its location at the confluence of six ecoregions: the Atlantic Forest, the Humid Chaco, the
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