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Indigenous communities urge governments to support their biodiversity conservation initiatives

Indigenous communities urge governments to support their biodiversity conservation initiatives

Indigenous communities’ own conservation practices are vital to biodiversity conservation, said two new reports [1] launched by communities in Kenya [2] and Ghana [3]. These are part of a series of reports from 12 countries by the Global Forest Coalition’s [4] Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) [5], which strives to influence policy-makers about indigenous/local communities’ role in protecting biodiversity, showing the threats they face, and pushing for greater policy support for their efforts. In Kenya, the Maasai peoples and the …

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Community Conservation Resilience Initiative in Iran

Wednesday September 9th, 2015

Community Conservation Resilience Initiative in Iran

Download the summary report here Introduction The Centre for Sustainable Development (CENESTA) introduced the Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) to community representatives in Iran at a workshop in Poldokhtar, Luristan…

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