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Newsflash #12 – October/November 2018

ICCA Consortium News, Events and Initiatives

The ICCA Consortium celebrated its XIIIth General Assembly in Ethiopia this year. It was a deeply felt moment of determination with the election of the new ICCA Consortium President: Teddy Baguilat Read more ▸
The Members of the ICCA Consortium in Africa gathered for their Regional Assembly in November 2018. It was, to date, the most important meeting in the region in the Consortium's history! Read more ▸
En el marco de la Iniciativa Mundial de Apoyo a los TICCA y como corolario del evento de cierre de los proyectos PPD TICCA, 15 representantes de comunidades y organizaciones indígenas, negras y campesinas firmaron el pasado 9 de noviembre la Declaración de Conformación de la Red TICCA Colombia. Read more ▸
The ICCA Consortium Members, partners and friends of West and Central Asia and the Caucasus gathered in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from 29-31 October 2018.  Read more ▸
La primera Asamblea Regional de América Latina se llevó a cabo entre el 22 y 26 de octubre de 2018 en Fusagasugá, Colombia. Se iniciaron los primeros pasos de la regionalización del Consorcio. Read more ▸
An important delegation of the ICCA Consortium participated in the 3rd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress, in Thailand. An opportunity to reflect on the future of Small scale fisheries. Read more ▸
In October 2018, the IUCN Global Protected Areas programme together with IUCN South American Regional Office and the ICCA Consortium, convened in Pachacamac (Peru) for a workshop entitled “Strengthening the governance of conserved territories in the Peruvian Amazon”. Read more ▸

Resources & Multimedia

The term ‘inclusive conservation’ has recently been adopted by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in its 2018-2020 programme for biodiversity financing. In this context, the ICCA Consortium proposes a definition of ‘inclusive conservation’ and specific recommendations for legislators, policy makers and other conservation actors willing to pursue it. Read more ▸
The lives of women farmers in rural Kalimantan who daily and quietly labor in their communities to safeguard local agricultural systems and food security are the subject of a book written collectively with women farmers and local seed keepers from Kalimantan, Indonesia. Read more ▸
Statutory recognition of rural communities as collective owners of their lands is substantial, expanding, and an increasingly accepted element of property relations. The conventional meaning of property in land is changing, allowing for a greater diversity of attributes without impairing legal protection. Article by Liz Alden Wily Read more ▸

News from Our Partners, Allies and Related Initiatives

En octubre la Asociación Trashumancia y Naturaleza, junto al Consejo de la Mesta y en colaboración con el Ayuntamiento de Madrid, España, ha celebrado la Fiesta de la Trashumancia en Madrid para conmemorar el 25 aniversario de la recuperación de esta práctica ganadera Read more ▸

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