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About: IPCCA activities at the Convention of Parties (COP21) in Paris
The Indigenous Peoples’ Biocultural Climate Change Assessment Initiative (IPCCA) seeks to link traditional and western knowledge in order to influence local, national and international levels of decision-making on Climate Change adaptation. Und ...
IPCCA at COP21: Indigenous spiritual and cultural values to guide climate change adaptation
Indigenous spiritual and cultural values to guide climate change adaptation Paris, Dec 7, 2015 Respect for the spiritual values and traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples is a key component in the response to climate change, as was today ...
Two new reports on effective indigenous forrest management released by WRI
Indigenous Communities May Offer the Most Affordable, Effective Forest Protection November 6, 2015 by Hannah Furlong ...
3ra conferencia anual de InterCLIMA en Cusco, Perú 27 - 29 Octubre del 2015
(Cusco, Perú) InterCLIMA es una iniciativa liderada por el Ministerio del Ambiente (MINAM) del Perú la que nació con la idea de constituirse en el espacio anual de encuentro, intercambio y reporte para la gestión del cambio climático, ...
3rd annual InterCLIMA conference held in Cusco, Perú 27th-29th October 2015
(Cusco, Peru) Each year the InterCLIMA initiative, led by the Ministry of Environment of Peru (MINAM), brings together technicians, specialists, businessmen, officials and decision makers in order to address the issue of Climate Change (CC) as ...
Shillong, India - Indigenous Terra Madre Event (3-7 November 2015)
Indigenous peoples are on the frontlines of climate change and food insecurity A participant speaks during the opening session of the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum held in February at IFAD. Some of the main outcomes from the forum will be presente ...
Young people hold the key to mobilising climate action
Young People Hold the Key to Mobilizing Climate Terry Odendahl | October 26, 2015 9:46 am Twitter E-mail Print At age 13, I participated in civil rights marches and other activities. A few years later I was also active in anti-wa ...
Terrace Farming – an Ancient Indigenous Model for Food Security
Terrace farming as practiced from time immemorial by native peoples in the Andes mountains contributes to food security as a strategy of adaptation in an environment where the geography and other conditions make the production of nutritional foods a compl ...
Mountain communities could help rebuild diverse, climate-resilient crops
Indigenous groups and traditional farmers from 21 mountain communities in 10 countries gathered recently in Tajikistan to assess climate change impacts and develop responses to this crisis. The meeting was organised by Asociacion ANDES (Peru), the Inte ...
Watch: Video Message from Indigenous Women in Forest Management
"Climate Change in a reality. In order to mitigate its adverse impact, there no doubt that we need to conserve our forests. In this video meet the women and men of the Kouy indigenous peoples of Cambodia to discover more about what the forest means t ...
Watch: Video on Indigenous Peoples and Food Security
The independent, sustainable lives in the mountains of Thailand’s indigenous peoples’ way of life is now under threat. Commercial farming, national boundaries and ‘modern life’ is compromising and taking away their last remaining link to the earth—the ver ...
UN Secretary stresses Importance of Indigenous Knowledge on Intl. Day for Disaster Reduction
13 October 2015 – United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the “indispensable” power of traditional, indigenous and local knowledge in his message on this year’s observance of the International Day for Disaster Reduction. “Tradition ...
INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER REDUCTION
Indigenous knowledge has been in use to protect, preserve and promote the ecosystem and thereby reduce disaster risk and related loss. Click here to read full article on thedailystar ...
Why Women Are Key to Solving the Climate Crisis
There is no climate justice without gender justice. On September 29, women from around the world mobilised to call for action on climate change as international leaders met in New York at the United Nations General Assembly. click here to r ...
Looking ahead COP21: State of negotiations on the Indigenous Peoples' agenda
Looking ahead COP21: State of negotiations on the Indigenous People’s agenda This year’s COP21 in Paris, France promises to be an opportunity to further emphasize the importance of indigenous participation in Climate Talks. Las ...
Tajikistan - Report on 2nd Workshop of the International Network of Mountain Indigenous People
International Network of Mountain Indigenous People (INMIP): Second International Learning Exchange in Tajikistan Given their widespread reliance on natural resources and ecosystems, indigenous mountain communities are especially vul ...
Consultation document: Designing an effective biocultural heritage indication labelling system
Argumedo A., Dutfield G., Swiderska K. (2015): "Designing an effective biocultural heritage indication labelling system" ...
Svalbard (Norway) - Peruvian potato seeds stored in Global Seed Vault
"Potato seed deposit at Svalbard Global Seed Vault" (Government.no) "Ancient crops preserved for future generations in Arctic seed vault" (Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations FAO) & ...
Adivasi, Dalit, Pastoralist and Peasant Communities Form Alliance for Food Sovereignty
"The Adivasi (Indigenous Peoples), Dalit, Pastoralist and Peasant Communities meet each year to celebrate our movements for Food Sovereignty and build solidarity with one another. This declaration was passed at the 4th Year Annual Food Sovereig ...
Brazil Begins To Evict Settlers From Awá Land; Will It Be Enough?
In a big breakthrough for indigenous groups in Brazil, government troops have begun to evict illegal settlers from indigenous lands in the eastern Amazon. The Awá—which some consider “the most threatened tribe on earth”—have seen their population reduc ...
Climate Change Could Increase Poverty In Peru; Indigenous Peoples Respond
A recent report in The Guardian highlights how Peru's growing economy is especially vulnerable to climate change. According to reporter Dan Collyns: Peru, which has four of the five geographical areas most vulnerable to climate change – rangi ...
REDD+ Agreement In Warsaw Threatens Indigenous Livelihoods
Climate negotiators have finished their work last month in Warsaw with minor agreements but no breakthroughs on an agreement that would avert catastrophic climate change. One of the areas of greatest consensus in Warsaw was the agreement reached ...
Warsaw Walkout Highlights The Absence Of Urgent Climate Action
Talks at the Warsaw climate change conference, expected to conclude on Friday, were extended into Saturday as nations scrambled to negotiate agreements, although less than substantial advancements in the end materialized. On Thursday, 800 partici ...
Lijiang Workshop a success!
The IPCCA is happy to announce a very successful and fruitful workshop was held in Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China this past week, and a number of key outcomes were produced. Look for more info to come soon on the Meetings page! ...
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