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    How Far Has the Talk Walked? Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration On Forests and Land Use

    Experts agree there has been “some movement” but inclusivity, political goodwill and resources are still needed. Achieving political commitments on forests and related sectors,...

    Living in Harmony with Nature

    Indigenous communities have historically been at the margins of formal global negotiations on climate change. They were finally given a voice alongside governments in...

    After Bangladesh, river meetings in India address riparian challenges

    River meetings – or 'Nodi Boithoks' – empowered under-threat and overlooked river communities in Bangladesh to have a say in critical conversations about their...

    UN body urges Canadian government to amend discriminatory Indian Act

    Under Canada's Indian Act, the federal government maintains that indigenous people must have “status Indian” registration to be able to access to rights and...

    China struggles with socio-environmental standards in Latin America

    Conflicts with indigenous people underline the need for Chinese corporations and banks to include socio-environmental safeguards in their projects in Latin America and the...

    How the COVID-19 pandemic impacted Asia’s indigenous women

    Lockdown measures and restrictive policies in the wake of COVID-19 have led to shrinkage of livelihood options for indigenous women and severely affected household...

    Bangladesh’s Indigenous Forest Dwellers Fear Losing Ancestral Land as Officials Grapple with Land Grabs

    Many indigenous families were evicted from the Madhupur Forest during the 2007 to 2008 period when a caretaker government was in office. By Rafiqul Islam...

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    Philippine Research Model Targets ‘Real-World Solutions’

    Engaging communities ensures research translates to real solutions and that this in turn will lead to a domino effect...
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    What Ails the Enrolment and Distribution of Ayushman Bharat Cards?

    A person named "Poonam Kumari" in Hindi script might be registered as "Punam Kumari" in Roman script (English). Such...

    UN Staff Warned Against Public Comments on the Devastating Conflict in Gaza

    As international civil servants, UN staffers are not expected to participate in political protests and demonstrations or express political...

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    Philippine Research Model Targets ‘Real-World Solutions’

    Engaging communities ensures research translates to real solutions and...

    What Ails the Enrolment and Distribution of Ayushman Bharat Cards?

    A person named "Poonam Kumari" in Hindi script might...