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Sunset over Wampis village of Soledad, Peru. Credit Vicki Brown, FPP
Community-led conservationCountryLand and resource rightsPeruRegionReportSustainable livelihoodsThe AmericasTraditional and local knowledgeType
13.12.23

Executive Summary: Baseline study of the legal framework of land rights and ancestral knowledge of indigenous peoples and local communities in Peru

This study examines the recognition of the land rights and ancestral knowledge of indigenous peoples and local communities in Peru. It systematically analyses the relevant national and sub-national legal framework, judicial and administrative decisions, relevant public policies and interviews with representatives of indigenous peoples’ organisations.…
Crias de taricaya y charapa en artesas CC.NN. Puerto Juan
Biodiversity monitoringCommunity-led conservationCountryGTANWPartnersPeruPress ReleaseRegionSustainable livelihoodsThe AmericasThemesType
04.12.23

Wampís to release aquatic turtles in the Kankaim Basin, Morona

The Autonomous Territorial Government of the Wampis Nation (GTANW), through the management groups of the San Juan, Puerto Juan, Sánchez Cerro, and San Francisco de Chiwaza communities in the Morona District, Datem del Marañón Province, will be releasing 3,205 hatchlings of Yellow-spotted river turtles “Taricaya”…
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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…
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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 2023, 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…
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24.05.23

Facing Extinction, Defending Life

This film has been a co-creation between LifeMosaic, and many Indigenous leaders, filmmakers and advisors from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Polynesia. It tells the story of the threats to biodiversity, the climate emergency, and the rapid destruction of cultural diversity: an interconnected story of…
Group photo of the Transformative Pathways Annual Review and Planning Meeting, Included were community members from Thailand, indigenous representatives and staff from partners in Peru, Thailand, Philippines and Kenya, as well as staff from global supporting organizations. Chiang Mai, 2023. The purpose of the meeting was to strengthen the project, reflecting on the previous year, plan for the next, share workplans, participate in capacity-building sessions on CBD international policy processes, workshops on sharing biodiversity monitoring experiences, and advocacy strategies. Photo by PASD.
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22.02.23

First Transformative Pathways In-Person Meeting: Annual Planning and Review

The first in-person meeting of the Transformative Pathways consortium took place in Thailand in February 2023. Around 50 participants were present, including project partners, community members and Thai officials. The first day was focused on partner presentations which explored their visions for how this project…
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20.12.22

Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities celebrate COP15 deal on nature, and welcome the opportunity of working together with states to implement the framework

Following two weeks of often tense negotiations of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF), in Montreal, Canada, the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB) praised the text for its "strong language on respect for the rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities." In a statement…