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Whose Development? Indigenous Peoples and Megaprojects in the Peruvian Amazon

In Peru, impacts of large-scale infrastructure, industrial agribusinesses and exclusive policies are confrontation and social conflict between local communities and the State

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Large scale land acquisitions and REDD+: a synthesis of conflicts and opportunities

Large scale land acquisitions and REDD* study co-occur in different countries where competition for land can potentially lead to conflicts

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Closing the Gap: Proposals for Action

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Deforestation, Politicas Nacionales y Derechos

Nuevo informe sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas y la deforestación en la Amazonía colombiana destaca que las medidas efectivas para salvar la selva amazónica deben cumplir con el estándar de consentimiento libre, previo e informado, asegurar los derechos territoriales y aplicar el conocimiento tradicional.

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Revealing the Hidden: indigenous perspectives on deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon – causes and solutions

The report, Revealing the Hidden: Indigenous perspectives on deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon was compiled by Peru’s national indigenous peoples’ organisation (AIDESEP) and international human rights organisation, Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) and is based on the analysis and perspectives of Peru’s indigenous leaders and organisations whose lives, lands and livelihoods are threatened by deforestation on … Read more

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Securing Forests, Securing Rights

The global forest crisis is worsening and infringements of the rights of indigenous peoples and forest-dependent communities are rising, according to a detailed assessment of nine country cases. Climate change mitigation and conservation policies must place community land rights and human rights centre-stage if they are to achieve the goal of sustainably reducing deforestation says … Read more

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Haciendo visible lo invisible

El informe, Haciendo visible lo invisible: perspectivas indígenas sobre la deforestación en la Amazonía Peruana fue recopilado por la organización nacional de pueblos indígenas de Perú, AIDESEP, y una organización internacional de derechos humanos, el Forest Peoples Programme (FPP). Los resultados se basan en el análisis de las organizaciones y líderes indígenas del Perú, para … Read more

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