Development

Indigenous Peoples’ Rights to Self-Determination and Development

Who are indigenous peoples, and what are their perspectives and contributions to sustainable development? As the world leaders debate on sustainable development goals, indigenous peoples which is 5% of the global population remains invisible, even if they are 15% of the poor people of the world. This 10 minutes animation presents the indigenous peoples and …

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Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Perspectives On Development

The mainstream development paradigm being promoted by capitalist countries is now proving to be very unsustainable with the worsening financial and economic crises adversely affecting the majority of the world’s population. This form of modern development is very extractive and extremely destructive to the natural environment, exploitative by nature, highly materialistic, and mainly driven by …

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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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