In Asia, ICCAs are characterised by a large diversity of ecosystems matched by an equally impressive diversity of culture-based approaches of their custodian indigenous peoples and traditional local communities. The customary governance and management rules, institutions and practices of such peoples and communities are based on profound ecological knowledge and embedded in cultural and spiritual relationships.
By: Sutej Hugu – ICCA Consortium Coordinator of East Asia At the annual assembly in July 2017 at Chengdu, Sichuan, the China ICCA Working … Continue reading “ICCA Registry: First ever peer-to-peer validation process in China”
By: Lijiang Institute of Health and Environment The Liguang Community Conserved Area locates in Liguang Village, Liming Country, Yulong County, Lijiang City, Yunnan Province, China. … Continue reading “Liguang Community Conserved Area”
“You can keep shooting the messenger, but you will run out of bullets before we run out of messengers and, at the end of the day, the message will be heard.” – A UN special rapporteur writes about being added to the government’s terror list.
Relocation from Protected Areas Violation of the Constitution, Wildlife Protection Act and the Forest Rights Act in India
An engaging article co-authored by Neema Pathak-Broome – Consortium Coordinator for South Asia, highlighting the current state of protected areas, evictions and wildlife management in India.