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.
Mangrove, moon, and the tides: the story of progress in the Mumiang Locally Managed Marine Area of the Suluk People
By Neville Yapp with LEAP – Land Empowerment Animals People (ICCA Consortium Member),Persatuan Komuniti Kampung Mumiang, andForever Sabah In the mangroves of the Kinabatangan estuary, fluorescent… Read more “Mangrove, moon, and the tides: the story of progress in the Mumiang Locally Managed Marine Area of the Suluk People” ▸
During the latest session of the FAO’s Committee on Agriculture, Nahid Naghizadeh delivered a side event presentation on the importance of mobility and nomadic and pastoral peoples in managing biodiversity and food systems, drawing from deep experience in Iran. Read more ▸
Twenty Indigenous and local community organizations across Asia, including several ICCA Consortium Members, co-authored a powerful new report published by the Rights and Resources Initiative. Read more ▸
Indigenous youth digital storytelling project undertaken by members of the Asia Indigenous Youth Platform, with support from UNESCO and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact, culminates in live premiere of five beautiful videos. Read more ▸