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Community Conservation Resilience Initiative in Guna Yala, Panama

Community Conservation Resilience Initiative in Guna Yala, Panama

INTRODUCTION The two-day workshop took place on Ustupu island, in the Guna Yala Indigenous Region. People from various Guna communities participated, most of whom live on small, scattered islands. It was attended by a diverse range of community members including the ‘Saglas’ (community chiefs), the administrative chief, members of the Guna women’s committee, and members of a local NGO. The main types of ecosystem in the region are tropical rainforests, mangroves and coastal marine ecosystems. The region is highly biodiverse, …

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Community Conservation Resilience Initiative in Iran

Wednesday September 9th, 2015

Community Conservation Resilience Initiative in Iran

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 Province, in December 2014. With…

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