|The overall objective of Environment programme is “The collective rights to land, territories and resources of the indigenous peoples in Asia as well as the indigenous knowledge on sustainable natural resource management systems, food sovereignty and livelihoods are protected, respected and recognized at local, national, regional and international levels.”|
Summary The Asian Regional Meeting was attended by experts from 3 Member States and experts from 17 indigenous organizations. A total of 29 persons participated. The participants adopted by consensus, 52 recommendations ranging from general, local, national and international in focus, aimed at identifying and addressing obstacles and process to the retention and use of the knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous and local communities relevant to the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity (TK) and specifically to identify processes that may threaten traditional knowledge with the view to the identification and assessment of measures and initiatives to protect, ...
Phase II of the Composite Report on the Status and Trends Regarding the Knowledge, Innovation and Practices Of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Relevant to the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity Prepared for the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity by Glen Kelly Visiting Research Fellow Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 2005