Supporting the Ayoreo people of Paraguay to strengthen /claim rights to their ancestral territory while protecting the voluntary isolation of their un-contacted brother and sisters (implemented by Iniciativa Amotocodie, Nominator: Simone Lovera)
With more than 11 million hectares, the Ayoreo … Read more
Supporting the Vietnamese Thai speakers to maintain and strengthen their traditional language in seven province of Vietnam (implemented by the Center for Sustainable Development in Mountainous Areas- CSDM; Nominator: Jason Morris-Jung)
The Center for Sustainable Development in Mountainous Areas (CSDM) … Read more
Assisting tribal communités to organize, claim their rights and improve their livelihoods in a mountainous forest region (implemented by Women for Sustainable Development, Vivasaigal Thozhilalargal Munnetra Sangam and Erumad Adivasi Kurumba Munnetra Sangam; Nominator Antonella Cordone)
The initiative aims at … Read more
Supporting peasant organizations involved in a network of organic mini-markets to develop a local savings and loans in the Petén of Guatemala (implemented by Asociación solidaria de acción y propuesta de Petén; Nominator Andrea Finger-Stich)
This initiative takes place in … Read more
Conserved cultural forests help facing climate change in Uganda
(Implemented by the National association of professional environmentalists of Uganda; Nominator: Simone Lovera)
The initiative addresses the impact of climate change in Uganda, which is already affecting the environment as well … Read more
Supporting a Franciscan network in its work to love, defend and engage the very poor for the strengthening of their rights and improvements of their lives (Implemented by Movimiento Franciscano por la Paz; Nominator: Jael Mercedes Duarte)
This initiative is … Read more
Advancing rights and forging solidarity among the indigenous peoples and local communities that voluntarily conserve their bio-cultural patrimonies in Nepal
Nepal possesses a wide range of examples of territories, natural resources and biodiversity conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities in a voluntary way through their own customary laws and practices.
These – referred to in short as ICCAs– exist … Read more
Water and Heritage – helping a Tagbanwa community to secure their basic needs on Coron Island, Philippines
Coron Island, a magnificent karst limestone island in the Palawan region of Philippines, is the ancestral domain of the Tagbanwa People of Cabugao and Banwang Daan.
In 2001, the Tagbanwa secured a Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title (CADT) covering the … Read more
Tierradentro is a remote valley of the central Andean chain, in Colombia. Inhabited by both indigenous and mestizo peasants, the landscape bears the sign of the shift from the original Nasa indigenous culture to a hybrid culture devoted to mountain … Read more
Siberut Island is the largest island of the Mentawai Archipelago, West Sumatra, Indonesia. As a UNESCO biosphere reserve, it features a wealth of endemic species of flora and fauna.
In the past, traditional knowledge and practices allowed the Siberut People … Read more