Indigenous peoples patrolling the Peruvian Amazon equipped with smartphones and satellite data were able to drastically reduce illegal deforestation, according to the results of an experiment published Monday.
A three-judge bench has begun hearing a petition in which the Ogiek community has sued the government for evicting them from Mt Elgon Forest.
The Ogiek community living in Chepkitale in Mt Elgon Forest says the government erred in evicting them from the land and gazetting it as a national game reserve.
- Since 2009, Cambodia has had a legal process by which Indigenous communities can obtain legal title to their traditional land.
- Of around 455 Indigenous communities in Cambodia, 33 have been granted land titles.