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“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
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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 -…
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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…
Oryx Special Edition, Human Rights and Conservation
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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…
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22.05.23

Indigenous Peoples’ Voices on Biodiversity

In commemoration of the International Day for Biodiversity, the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) featured powerful videos that showcased the perspectives of Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Women, and Indigenous Youth. With the theme "From Agreement to Action: Build Back Biodiversity," this year's celebration served as a…
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29.03.23

Promoting our Indigenous Food and Culture towards a Sustainable City

Last March 29, 2023, Partners for Indigenous Knowledge Philippines conducted a workshop entitled ‘Promoting our Indigenous Food and Culture towards a Sustainable City,’ participated by practitioners of ‘baeng’ or home gardens and held in the Ibaloy Heritage Garden, Baguio City. The workshop was an opportunity…
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…
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18.11.22

Chepkitale Ogiek Thanksgiving Day and launch of Transformative Pathways project in Kenya

The Chepkitale Ogiek’s first Thanksgiving Day was held at Laboot on 18th November 2022 to celebrate 20 years of peace, biodiversity enhancement and land rights achievements.  The occasion was also the official launch of the Chepkitale Ogiek’s participation in the Transformative Pathways project, which directly…