Climate Change

Strengthening the Protection of Indigenous Peoples in Asia: “Land rights, Environment and Climate change in the Asian region”

WEBINAR SERIES Strengthening the Protection of Indigenous Peoples in Asia “Land rights, Environment and Climate change in the Asian region” Friday 30 October 2020, 10:00-11:30 (ICT Bangkok time) “The promotion of the rights of indigenous peoples and their traditional practices, are key to sustainable conservation, biodiversity and climate change adaptation and mitigation measures. For States …

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Indigenous Peoples Call for Climate Action Amidst Global Pandemic

Indigenous Peoples are concerned by the fact that vital climate negotiations for the planet’s survival have been postponed due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. While this may suit some governments, who are unwilling to do what it takes to make the Paris Agreement work, Indigenous Peoples are trying to build momentum in this stalemate period. …

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Indigenous Peoples’ Good Practices in Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Case studies of indigenous Karen community of Hak-kia village in Northern Thailand and Taloctoc tribe in Northern Philippines.

In varying degrees, climate change is defnitely and irreversibly affecting ways of life and survival of people globally that it is a major focus and concern in international, regional and national conversations and dialogues in terms of policies and strategies. Central to the discourse is the role of indigenous peoples with their sustainable practices and …

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Community Based Forest Management: Local Solutions to Global Challenges

The video on “Community Based Forest Management: Local Solutions to Global Challenges” expounds on the important role of community based forest management in indigenous peoples’ livelihood and food security; spiritual and cultural values; and climate change mitigation. The video focuses on the land use system of Lua (La-weu) indigenous peoples including sustainable practice of shifting …

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NEFIN Climate Change REDD Partnership Program

Produced by Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN). In Partnership with Tebtebba, IWGIA and AIPP. Supported by Norad. NEFIN Copyright 2011. Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Share on pinterest Pinterest

Concerns of indigenous peoples in Thailand on Climate Change and REDD/REDD+

https://vimeo.com/27616689 The video explains the manifestations of climate change and the concepts of Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) and REDD+(that goes beyond deforestation and forest degradation, and includes the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks) and concerns of Thai indigenous peoples on those issues as discussed …

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[IFAD-Policy] Engagement with Indigenous Peoples

This Policy on Engagement with Indigenous Peoples aims to enhance IFAD’s development effectiveness in its engagement with indigenous peoples’ communities in rural areas. It sets out the principles of engagement IFAD will adhere to in its work with indigenous peoples, and the instruments, procedures and resources IFAD will deploy to implement them. The Policy is …

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