Stories

Pan-African Alliance Seeks to Protect Territories of Life With a Revolutionary Tool

Among many existing tools for documenting ICCAs, the tools proposed by InsightShare proves to be powerful ways for communities to create participatory media that reflects their unique concerns and amplifies their unique voices. They were presented during the Video4Change gathering, hosted by InsightShare last October, which was attended by 40 indigenous activists and video practitioners, among which Ivan Vaalbooi and Lesle Jansen from Natural Justice (ICCA Consortium Member).  Read more ▸

We Adapt. We Restore. We Survive – Reviving Tahltan Knowledge, Governance and Territory

In June 2019, Tahltan elders and leaders, members of Snowchange, representatives from The Gaia Foundation, Land is Life, ICCA Consortium and the IUCN came together in the heart of Tahltan Territory to learn from the elders, discuss current challenges, and explore the possibility of establishing ICCAs. Discover the story of this extraordinary meeting through the multimedia presentation created by The Gaia Foundation. Read more ▸

Koitajoki River Documented in a New Seining Film

“Koitajoki”, a documentary film, has been released by Snowchange, Member of ICCA Consortium; the community of Ala-Koita fishermen; PrettyGoodProductions; and the Interreg SHAPE project. It focuses on an iconic, but highly endangered cultural fishery in Karelia: river seining. Read more ▸

A New ToolKit of Resources on Indigenous Education

The ICCA Consortium partner LifeMosaic launches its new toolkit of resources on Indigenous Education. It is for indigenous educators, indigenous school initiators, or for anyone that is interested in education that helps sustain diverse expressions of humanity. Read more ▸

A minha Casa/My home

This short video, made by many hands and minds in Brazil, presents the voices of leaders of indigenous populations, quilombolas, fishermen, and terreiro peoples, with their unique perceptions about issues such as belonging, knowledge, and the sacred. Read more ▸

Video – Biocultural practices in Imegdale

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Le Programme de Microfinancements du Fond Mondial pour l’Environnement du PNUD au Maroc a réalisé cette vidéo sur la localité d’Imegdale. Réglementées par le droit coutumier, les pratiques traditionnelles de conservation permettent la régénération écologique et favorisent un certain équilibre du milieu. Read more ▸

Day of Real Forests: A Photo Essay

The Global Forest Coalition participated in the International Day of Forests on March 21st by producing a beautiful photo essay about people whose lives and rights are intricately linked to forests. Read more ▸

Fisherwomen learning exchange gathering in Costa Rica

Women play a crucial role in small scale fishing in oceans, rivers and mangroves. In November 2017, fisherwomen from different parts of Costa Rica shared their knowledge and experiences of good practices in sustainable fishing and on related subjects such as land tenure, climate change, invasive species, culture, decent work and health, among others.  Read more ▸

Playa TICCA

Tereza de Jesús Mutumbajoy Imbajoa – Asociación de pescadores artesanales y productores agropecaurios de la vereda de Playa Rica, Puerto Asís, Putumayo