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Indigenous Peoples

Synonyms: 
indigenous communities
indigenous community

People whose ancestors inhabited a place or a country when persons from another culture or ethnic background arrived on the scene and dominated them through conquest, settlement, or other means and who today live more in conformity with their own social, economic, and cultural customs and traditions than those of the country of which they now form a part.

 

Source: Convention (No. 169) concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries, UNHCHR, 1991.

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Revista Territorio e Fronteiras
Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil

Neste trabalho, abordam-se narrativas orais de moradores da Vila de Umarizal, município de Baião banhado pelo Rio Tocantins, e de moradores da Vila de Santa Isabel, no baixo Araguaia, município de Palestina do Pará.

Revista Territorio e Fronteiras
Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
South America
Brazil

Este    texto    analisa    projetos governamentais   de   colonização   em   dois momentos    distintos,    mas    que    usaram estratégias semelhantes: final do século XIX na  região  Bragantina  do  Pará  e  década  de 1970,     acompanhando     a     abertura     da Transamazônica.   A   abordagem   recai   na construção   dos   discursos   sobre   a   região amazônica  como  um  vazio  de

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Tanzania
Yemen
Nigeria
Nepal
Somalia
Ecuador
Chile
Guatemala
China
Colombia
Indonesia
Australia
Bolivia
Nicaragua
India
Sudan
Namibia
Uruguay

En 2016, el Centro para la Autonomía y el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indígenas (CADPI), junto con el equipo de Pueblos Indígenas de FAO y el apoyo técnico del equipo de Tenencia de la Tierra de FAO, implementaron un programa de desarrollo de capacidades para y con los pueblos indígenas de Mesoamérica sobre las Directrices voluntarias sobre la gobernanza responsable de la tenencia de la tierra, l

Institutional & promotional materials
November 2018
Serbia
North Macedonia
Lithuania
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Albania
Italy
Montenegro

FAO and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have been providing support to the Western Balkans region to promote progress on Gender Equality, with a focus on measuring the proportion of countries where the legal framework guarantees women’s equal rights to land ownership and/or control.

"THE FOREST IS OUR HEARTBEAT": THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE INDIGENOUS LAND IN MALAYSIA
Reports & Research
November 2018
Malaysia

Defenders of Indigenous land in Malaysia are targeted, singled out and face opposition from state authorities and private individuals when they speak up. These abuses have further disenfranchised Indigenous communities in Malaysia, marginalising them socially and harming them economically.

DMA
Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
South America
Brazil

As reservas extrativistas, um dos legados do movimento organizado dos seringueiros do qual Chico Mendes foi um dos grandes protagonistas, foram idealizadas como proposta de desenvolvimento para Amazônia e para os povos da floresta, alternativa ao modelo estatal hegemônico, de características ambientalmente predatórias e socialmente excludentes.

Reports & Research
November 2018
Mauritania

Ce guide est le produit d’une formation qui s’est tenue à Boghé en Mauritanie, du 24 au 25 avril 2018 sur le CPLCC et sur le partage des outils développés par des partenaires locaux pour améliorer la gouvernance foncière locale du pays.

Journal Articles & Books
September 2018
Tanzania
Switzerland
United States of America
Kenya
South Africa
Tajikistan
Zimbabwe
Namibia
Indonesia
Botswana
Australia
Canada
New Zealand
Pakistan
Finland
Mexico
Mongolia

Wildlife management is the focus of considerable international debate because of its importance for biodiversity conservation, human safety, livelihoods and food security. Local people have been managing wildlife for millennia, including through hunting. Sufficient examples are presented in this edition to show that sustainable wildlife management is also feasible in the modern era.

Journal Articles & Books
September 2018
Tanzania
Ecuador
Kenya
South Africa
Tajikistan
Chile
Zimbabwe
Namibia
Indonesia
Botswana
Australia
Bolivia
Austria
Argentina
India
Pakistan
Mexico
Mongolia

La gestión sostenible de la vida silvestre es objeto de considerable atención en el debate internacional debido a su importancia para la conservación de la biodiversidad, la seguridad humana, los medios de subsistencia y la seguridad alimentaria. Las poblaciones locales han gestionado las especies silvestres durante milenios, incluso a través de la caza.

Manuals & Guidelines
September 2018
Global

This primer provides guidance for companies who seek to ensure that risks for project-affected communities are minimised, especially for women, who can be more vulnerable than men when it comes to land tenure. It provides step by step requirements to ensure that women as well as men are aware of and benefit from a proposed land transaction.