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Local artists perform “moomi olee kerkeey kooreenyoo”, a song about the splendor
AfricaArticleCIPDPCommunity-led conservationCountryKenyaPartnersRegionSustainable livelihoodsThemesTraditional and local knowledgeUncategorised
04.12.23

Conservation through application of traditional practices and indigenous knowledge

Indigenous communities are perhaps the only groups of people in Africa who still maintain their traditional values and culture. Often, their way of life is dictated by their environment and available natural resources, and to live in harmony with nature, they have to develop ways…
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…
IIFB Indigenous caucus at COP15 in Montreal, Canada.
AIPPArticleCommunity-led conservationFPPGTANWIMPECTInternational processesLand and resource rightsTraditional and local knowledgeUNEP-WCMC
30.08.23

Indigenous Peoples and the Kunming-Montreal Biodiversity Agreement

During UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s COP15 meeting in Montreal, December 2022, representatives from Forest Peoples Programme (FPP), UNEP-WCMC, Indigenous Information Network (IIN), The Autonomous Territorial Government of the Wampis Nation (GTANW), Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and IMPECT all participated. Global and local project partners supported…
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)…