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Indigenous peoples and communities are key to mainstreaming biodiversity, highlights new report on Earth Day

22 Apr, 2016

22 April, 2016: On the occasion of Earth Day, the Global Forest Coalition (GFC) [1] released a new briefing paper titled “Mainstreaming Biodiversity and the Resilience of Community Conservation”[2] ahead of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)[3] meetings to be held from 25 April to 6 May 2016 in Montréal, Canada [4]. The paper calls out to national governments to include indigenous peoples and local community conserved territories and areas (ICCAs) and other community conservation initiatives as a …

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GFC Magazine: Forest Cover No. 49

4 Mar, 2016

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Welcome to the forty-nineth edition of Forest Cover, the newsletter of the Global Forest Coalition (GFC) In this edition we look at meat as a driver of deforestation, including the way…

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Fostering Community Conservation Conference Report

15 Nov, 2015

The Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) aims to provide community-determined, bottom-up policy advice on effective and appropriate forms of support for community-driven conservation and restoration initiatives, including indigenous peoples’ and…

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Community Conservation Resilience Initiative: Methodology

15 May, 2014

The Community Conservation Resilience Initiative was established by an informal alliance of national and international Indigenous Peoples’ organisations, nongovernmental organisations and social movements that shared a joint belief in community stewardship, governance and…

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