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The variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part

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26 April 2021
Canada

Patches of forest cleared and tended by Indigenous communities but lost to time still show more food bounty for humans and animals than surrounding forests.

RRI Forests Map
22 April 2021
Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean
Asia
Global

MESSAGE FROM AN INDIGENOUS LEADER AT THE BIDEN CLIMATE SUMMIT

 

“We can still catch up”: second Tenure Facility webinar explores biodiversity and climate change in light of COVID-19
14 September 2020
South America
Global

As the world struggles to deal with the shockwaves created by the Coronavirus pandemic, scientists have been drawing direct links between the emergence of new diseases, collapsing biodiversity and the destruction of vital forestlands which for generations have been stewarded by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities.

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NIRMAN is a premier civil society organization in Odisha whose major focus is on enhancing the food, nutrition and livelihood security of poor farmers, tribal, forest dwelling and small fisher communities. Its primary interventions are focused on land and forest governance, sustainable agriculture, biodiversity conservation, management of natural resources, small fishery, women empowerment and skill building. Empowerment of rural, tribal and fisher communities and marginalized groups through collective action and nurturing local self-governing institutions are at the core of ethics.

HEKS EPER

Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER )

HEKS champions the cause of a more humane and just world and a life in dignity. Internationally, HEKS/EPER focuses on rural community development, humanitarian aid and inter-church cooperation. 

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