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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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Anuario Antropologico
Journal Articles & Books
January 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil

No contexto de aumento de propostas de sistemas de pagamentos por serviços ambientais e também de reconhecimento crescente da contribuição dos povos tradicionais para a sociobiodiversidade e o combate às mudanças climáticas, esse artigo apresenta um processo em curso de identificação das contribuições socioambientais de povos tradicionais da Terra do Meio.

Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2020
Kenya

In Kenya, the total land area of the country is 58 million hectares (ha), of which only around 10% is classified as arable land. As of January 2020, the Land Matrix had recorded a total of 14 concluded deals in the country, totalling 269 411 ha, or just 0.46% of the total land area.

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Conference Papers & Reports
January 2020
Guatemala

En 2018, Global Witness encontró que Guatemala experimentó el aumento más alto en el número de asesinatos de defensores de la tierra y el medio ambiente. Sólo el año pasado, el presidente del capítulo de la aldea del Comité de Desarrollo Campesino (CODECA), una organización nacional de movimientos sociales liderada por los indígenas que trabaja por los derechos a la

Institutional & promotional materials
January 2020
South America
Peru

Esta hoja informativa presenta resultados cuantitativos y cualitativos sobre la deforestación en las comunidades nativas, así como mapas detallados sobre la deforestación entre 2001 y 2015 y sus posibles causas en las más de 1300 CCNN tituladas.

Reports & Research
January 2020
Guatemala

Entre los grupos de personas defensoras más vulnerables, este documento se centra en dos de los reciben el mayor número de ataques en la actualidad: las y los operadores de justicia y quienes de enden la tierra y el territorio.

Report of a Home Office fact-finding mission to Sri Lanka
Reports & Research
January 2020
Sri Lanka
United Kingdom

ABSTRACTED FROM PURPOSE OF THIS MISSION: The purpose of the mission was to gather accurate and up-to-date information from a range of sources about a number of issues concerning the treatment of Tamils including the government’s attitude to diaspora activities and the treatment of members of diaspora groups, in particular members of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE).

Land conflicts between Economic Land Concessions and smallholder farmers in Bousra commune (Cambodia
Reports & Research
January 2020
Cambodia

In 2007-8, the Cambodian government granted Economic Land Concessions (ELC) to two rubber companies, namely Socfin-KCD and Dak Lak Mondulkiri Aphivath in Bousra commune, Mondulkiri province. Through a comparative approach, the Case study examines the impact of these rubber concessions on local land tenure systems.

Challenges and opportunities of recognizing and protecting customary tenure systems in Viet Nam
Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2019
Vietnam

This policy brief was developed in order to enable a meaningful engagement and policy dialogue with government institutions and other relevant stakeholders about challenges and opportunities related to recognizing customary tenure in Viet Nam.

Reports & Research
November 2019
Tunisia

Ce guide est le fruit d’une série de sessions de renforcement des capacités sur le Consentement Préalable, donné librement et en connaissance de cause (CPLCC) organisé par la FAO et l’Agence Foncière Agricole (AFA) entre mai et novembre 2018*.