ICCA national and sub-national studies

​Throughout the world, ICCAs span a wide range of natural ecosystems and species and are governed and managed within a large diversity of traditional and modern institutions and rules. Some country-specific examples are illustrated in the documents that can be downloaded from this page.

The interface between traditional and modern institutions
ICCA Database

Marine and coastal ICCAs (Sato-umi) in Japan

Marine protected areas in Japan: Institutional background and management framework, Nobuyuki Yagi, Akira P. Takagi, Yukiko Takada, Hisashi Kurokura, Marine Policy, Elsevier, June 2010

Rediscovering ICCAs in Nepal

Rediscovering Indigenous Peoples’ and Community Conserved Areas (ICCAs) in Nepal, Sudeep Jana, Naya Sharma Paudel, ForestAction Nepal, April 2010