In indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon, men and women differ in how they use forests and participate in projects.
12.7 million ha of forestland for communities: It’s a big number but not a political number, panelist says.
BOGOR, Indonesia (9 March, 2011)_This book tells a story. We lived in the middle of Borneo, as a family, working on the first year and a half of a Conservation Project. The book is partly the story of our personal adjustment. This is also a story of Borneo's people. We had funny, touching, enlightening, saddening experiences that seemed to bear telling. Here are some of our stories.
LIMA, Peru (9 March, 2012)_While legislation that recognises indigenous territorial rights in Nicaragua represents a significant victory for local forest communities, many governance issues still have to be resolved if they want to keep control over access and use of their land and natural resources.
LIMA, Peru (8 March, 2012)_REDD+ policies in Latin America can strengthen indigenous territorial management institutions and help defend those territories from external competitors that threaten to exploit insecure land rights, says a new CIFOR report.
LIMA, Peru (7 March, 2012)_ Since the 1980s, several countries worldwide have recognised community rights to forests and their resources. Now, the challenge is for communities to form legitimate, representative and accountable leadership to represent their needs and interests.