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2 July 2019
Central America
Nicaragua

Dolene Miller, Elba Rivera and Francisca Ramirez have spent years defending the territories of the indigenous peoples, farmers and Afro-Nicaraguans. Here are their stories.

17 May 2019
Central America
Nicaragua

Indigenous communities in Nicaragua are facing violence and displacement, but agroecology is helping empower the Miskito people.

What do you do when your access to rivers, sacred sites, and forests, is cut off, especially when your whole identity has grown from a spiritual connection to nature?

6 May 2019
Central America
Nicaragua

Myrna Cunningham is the first Miskitu woman to study at a university. In 1973, she received a degree in medicine and returned to her home region in the isolated northeast of Nicaragua, where she was born in a small village surrounded by lush forest. Working as a surgeon, she served in more than one hundred remote villages.

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Prilaka

Prilaka é um movimento social em defesa dos direitos das comunidades indígenas na Nicarágua, principalmente o direito à autodeterminação, com presença ativa nas comunidades indígenas da costa norte caribenha da Nicarágua, ancestralmente conhecida como Muskitia ou Toguzgalpa. Nasceu dos esforços comunitários para se organizar em nível de base para defender os direitos coletivos e territoriais diante das invasões dos colonos e da negação de justiça pelo Estado nicaraguense, e para proteger os direitos coletivos consagrados na Constituição da Nicarágua.

 

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Recuperar el entorno estratégico ambiental salvadoreño y reducir los riesgos socio-ambientales, a través de promover una vigorosa cultura ciudadana y coordinación interinstitucional bajo principios institucionales.

 

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El MARN cumple su mandato como rector que lidera una gestión ambiental pública, enérgica, articulada, incluyente, responsable y transparente.

Sulá Batsú nació en el 2005 como una empresa de economía social solidaria con el objetivo de fortalecer organizaciones, comunidades y empresas sociales de la región latinoamericana. Esta iniciativa se creó bajo un modelo de cooperativa autogestionaria, con la visión de explorar nuevas formas de gestión de emprendimientos asociativos interesados en la acción social.

IM Defensoras

La Iniciativa Mesoamericana de Mujeres Defensoras de Derechos Humanos (IM-Defensoras) inició su trabajo en 2010 con el fin de dar una respuesta integral y regional al aumento de la violencia contra las defensoras de derechos humanos en Mesoamérica.

Actualmente, la IM-Defensoras busca fortalecer y vincular a defensoras que participan en distintas organizaciones y movimientos sociales para fortalecer redes de protección y solidaridad entre ellas y aumentar la visibilidad, el reconocimiento y el impacto de su trabajo por los derechos humanos.

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Promover, a nivel territorial, nacional y centroamericano, modelos incluyentes de desarrollo con enfoque de género, mediante servicios no financieros e intervenciones en cadena de valor, mejor gobernanza de la tierra y los recursos naturales, combinando para ello experimentación de procesos novedosos, generación de métodos, investigaciones, formación académica y profesional, e incidencia en políticas públicas.

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The Centre for the Indigenous Peoples’ Autonomy and Development (CADPI) is a social organisation dedicated to research and studying of issues related with the indigenous peoples in Nicaragua, regional in Central America and Latin America and on a global level.

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El Centro de Asistencia Legal Para Pueblos Indígenas (CALPI) es una organización no gubernamental con personería jurídica otorgada por la Asamblea Nacional de Nicaragua por medio del Decreto No. 1316 del 27 de mayo de 1996, publicado en La Gaceta Diario Oficial No. 135 del 18 de junio de 1996.
Maya America

Maya America/Revista Maya America is an interdisciplinary and open access journal that publishes in English and Spanish. Academic essays are double-blind peer reviewed while the creative works are peer reviewed. Authors keep full rights over their work. Although the journal takes its name from the contemporary Maya Diaspora, we also welcome essays and commentary that discuss the Americas in additional ways.

Maya America is indexed in EBSCO and the Directory of Open Access Journals.

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Making Ecology Part of Life almost 30 Years

The Ecology Crossroads Cooperative Foundation is incorporated in the Commonwealth of Kentucky under ID 0329183 as a nonprofit corporation established on April 12, 1994, is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-governmental organization (NGO) under US Tax ID (EIN) number 61-1259384 and exists to fulfill the charitable purposes further set forth in its Certificate of Authority and Restated Articles of Incorporation.

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The Environment for Development (EfD) Initiative is a capacity building program in environmental economics focusing on research, policy interaction, and academic programs. The overall objective of EfD is to support poverty alleviation and sustainable development by building environmental economics capacity in policy making processes.

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