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Demonstration on quadrat method of data collection
AfricaArticleBiodiversity monitoringCIPDPCommunity-led conservationCountryKenyaPartnersRegionSustainable livelihoodsThemesTypeUncategorised
04.12.23

Community Based Biodiversity monitoring

ICCS training on biodiversity monitoring methods The Interdisciplinary Centre For Conservation Science (ICCS) is a research group based in the Department of Biology, University of Oxford. Through research and collaboration across the world, the ICCS and its fellows work at the interface of social and…
ArticleCHIRAPAQCommunity-led conservationCountryPartnersPeruSustainable livelihoodsThe AmericasTraditional and local knowledge
01.09.23

Processes promoted in the family

In June 2022, we began the implementation of the Transformative Pathways project, which works to support Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities to lead and scale up conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. These actions will also serve to conserve and protect the natural environments where…
EN: Yanesha woman spinning. Central forest. Photo: Bruno Takahashi/ CHIRAPAQ. ES (original): Mujer Yanesha hilando. Selva Central. Foto: Bruno Takahashi/ CHIRAPAQ.
AfricaAIPPAsiaBiodiversity monitoringBlogCHIRAPAQCIPDPCommunity-led conservationCountryFPPGTANWICCSIINIMPECTInternational processesKenyaLand and resource rightsLMMalaysiaPartnersPASDPeruPhilippinesPIKPRegionReportSustainable livelihoodsThailandThe AmericasThemesTraditional and local knowledgeTypeUNEP-WCMC
09.08.23

Showcase on Indigenous contributions to biodiversity conservation: Transformative Pathways website launches

The Transformative Pathways website, launched on the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, is a platform to evidence Indigenous Peoples' and Local Communities’ work safeguarding biodiversity across the globe. The website is a repository of information  to ensure that Indigenous voices are heard in global biodiversity policy.…
AfricaArticleCIPDPCommunity-led conservationKenyaSustainable livelihoodsTraditional and local knowledge
13.06.23

Conservation of Mt. Elgon forest

Mt. Elgon forest has continued to suffer degradation despite efforts to protect its resources by different actors. Charcoal burning, uncontrolled harvesting of bamboos and other forest products are key drivers of deforestation. Government’s approach to conservation using the Plantation Establishment and Livelihood Improvement scheme (PELIS)…
“We want to demonstrate to the environmental policy makers both at national and international level that Indigenous people; Ogiek in this case, can coexist with nature without harming it” - Phoebe Ndiema, CIPDP
AfricaBlogCIPDPCommunity-led conservationFPPICCSKenyaSustainable livelihoodsTraditional and local knowledge
07.06.23

Indigenous fellows lead workshop on biodiversity monitoring protocol at Oxford University

Phoebe Ndiema and Elijah Kitelo, both biodiversity fellows at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Conservation Science (ICCS) at the University of Oxford, led a hybrid workshop on biodiversity monitoring protocols on the 7th June, 2023. Attended by Oxford academics from a wide variety of expertises -…
Oryx Special Edition, Human Rights and Conservation
ArticleCIPDPCommunity-led conservationFPPICCSInternational processesKenyaLand and resource rightsSustainable livelihoodsTraditional and local knowledge
22.05.23

Human Rights and Conservation: The critical role of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

World first for Conservation Journal, Oryx, as Indigenous-authored special edition launches The May edition of Oryx, The International Journal of Conservation, sheds light on the critical role of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in global efforts to sustainably use and conserve biodiversity. In a first for…