Traditional Knowledge

UNPFII18: Joint Statement to the 18th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Under Agenda Item 9: Indigenous peoples’ Traditional knowledge, generation, transmission and protection By Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Madam Chair, Indigenous knowledge is a complex body of wisdom, skills and practices developed over the ages from our distinct relationships with land and nature and our understanding and respect for biodiversity and human …

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EMRIP10: AIPP Submission to EMRIP Study on good practices and challenges in business and access to financial services, in particular indigenous women and persons with disabilities

Submission ofAsia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)ForStudy on good practices and challenges, including discrimination, in business and in access to financial services by indigenous peoples, in particular indigenous women and persons with disabilitiesFor10th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples A. Introduction Indigenous peoples make up 5 percent of the world’s population but …

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The Impacts of Land Dispossession on Indigenous Women

This briefing paper highlights the specific conditions of indigenous women, who comprise a major segment of indigenous communities where development projects are being implemented in India, Indonesia, and Cambodia. In the midst of restiveness against corporate take-over of their lands, territories and resources, the indigenous peoples, particularly indigenous women, are grappling with the consequences of …

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Research on the Roles and Contributions of Indigenous Women in Sustainable Resource Management in Asia

Across the different case studies, common and general recommendations in relation to the roles and contributions of indigenous women in sustainable forest management can be drawn. Moreover, the research has identified case-specific recommendations for each country. It is vital to raise awareness that indigenous peoples’ lives depend on their right to land and access to …

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