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Indonesia: The Dayak Limbai Bunyau Indigenous community: defending our ICCA

The Dayak Limbai Indigenous community live in Bunyau village in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. For generations they have protected thier ‘Bukit Bunyau’ (ICCA). It provides them with food, their livelihoods and is their spiritual and cultural home. Today, it’s very survival and integrity is threatened by logging, mining and palm oil applications approaching Bukit Bunyau from all directions.  This Photo Story tells of Bunyau communities fight to protect thier ICCA.

Grassroots discussion report: A Dayak Limbai Indigenous People’s story – “Protecting our Bukit Bunyau ICCA from logging, mining, palm oil plantations and other encroaching threats” Sintang District, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. February 2013

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