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The UN Special Rapporteur, Mr. John Knox, presented a report to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment and its correlationn to the human rights obligations relating to the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity. In his report, he describes the importance of ecosystem services and biodiversity for the full enjoyment of human rights and outlines the application of human rights obligations to biodiversity-related actions.
COMPACT: Engaging Local Communities in Stewardship of World Heritage, first published in 2013, has been translated to Thai as SGP and its ICCA-GSI partners strengthen the technical knowledge and skills of staff Thailand's National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation.   The objective of the capacity builiding support is to enhance the the effectiveness of World Heritage sites and protected areas (PA) by engaging indigenous peoples and local communties in the management and governance systems. The publication covers the following topics:   (i.) Designing a working model to...
13-17 September 2015, Analamanga region, Madagascar - ICCA-GSI partners, SGP and the ICCA Consortium, co-organized this workshop with the National Bureau of Tafo Mihaavo and FANONGA to bring multi-level stakeholders together to strengthen the recognition and support to Indigenous peoples and community-conserved territories and areas (ICCAs) in Madagascar. Madagascar is a cradle of cultures and one of the mega-biodiversity countries of the planet. It includes an abundance of territories and areas that are usually governed, managed and conserved by the local communities. These ICCAs are called F...
30 November - 5 December 2015; Puerto López, Ecuador - ICCA-GSI organized a regional workshop in Ecuador to promote knowledge exchange among key regional actors and build their capacities in strengthening the appropriate recognition of ICCAs as well as improving its effectiveness in the region - within and outside the framework of the ICCA-GSI pilot countries. Key actors from participating countries, representatives of indigenous peoples and local communities that govern and manage their TICCAs, relevant government agencies and civil society support organizations, GEF SGP National Coordinator...
This guide is intended to serve as the basis for the implementation of the Innovative Agro-ecology component of the GEF Small Grants Programme in its 6th Operational phase, and to provide guidance for the agro-ecosystem outcome of the COMDEKS landscape approach. It provides conceptual and methodological elements for developing and promoting agroecological innovations within country strategies to address agroecosystem resilience in specific production landscapes. This guidance note explains basic agroecological concepts, principles and its application in the design and management of biodiverse ...
This booklet belongs to a series of publications about biodiversity products processing for the sustainable use of Cerrado. It provides communities with basic guidelines towards good practices of wild collection, management and fruit processing of pequi (Caryocar brasiliense).
This booklet belongs to a series of publications about biodiversity products processing for the sustainable use of Cerrado. It provides communities with basic guidelines towards good practices of wild collection, management and fruit processing of babaçu (Orbygnea phalerata and Orbygnea speciosa).
Based on the 20-year experience of SGP Brazil supporting community-based productive projects, this booklet is designed to help Brazil's productive organizations to regularize their entrepreneur according to the current fiscal, sanitary and environmental regulations.
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