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Información del recurso

Date of publication: 
Mayo 2018
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Pages: 
72

The native communities of San Martín and its representative organizations face innumerable challenges in relation to their lands and territory, environment, governance, identity, justice and physical integrity, among others. For many years the land titling process was stagnant due to lack of funding, but today, with the presence of several projects that have considerable sums destined to the degree, the natives are be prepared and trained in this subject, as well as in the multiplicity of issues that challenges them.

The nongovernmental Organization Paz y Esperanza with the financial support of the Initiative for Conservation in the Andean Amazon by USAID, took the initiative of developing and executing a training project of indigenous leaders with the title of “Legal Operators Training Program Indigenous people in the Peruvian Amazon”. The aim of the program was to promote the capacity of indigenous communities to defend their legal rights and duties and to apply them in protection and conservation of the natural resources of their territories, counting with the participation of the federations indigenous people from the regions of San Martín, Loreto and Amazonas, belonging to the Kechwas ethnic groups,  Shawis and Awajún.

The results of the report serve to know the impact generated by the training of indigenous leaders and leaders, know how they are applying their knowledge and identify lessons learned regarding the execution of the training. These inputs will be useful for the design of future training activities aimed at leaders and indigenous leaders.

Autores y editores

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Mechthild Bock; Paz y Esperanza
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As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, we are dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world. We have over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment promotion, energy and the environment, and peace and security. The diverse expertise of our federal enterprise is in demand around the globe – from the German Government, European Union institutions, the United Nations, the private sector, and governments of other countries.

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