Ecuador

The Territory of the Shuar Arutam People is a Territory of Life!

After a community consultation process, the Government Council of the Shuar Arutam People (ICCA Consortium Member in Ecuador) formalized the resolution to register their territory in the International WCMC ICCA Registry. “We made this decision with the strength of the Arutam, our supernatural protector principle,” said Josefina Tunki. Read more ▸

“Our Path With No End…”: the Shuar Arutam People and the Wampis Nation Reinforce Their Ties

Despite having been long divided by the border between Ecuador and Peru, the Shuar Arutam people and the Wampis Nation share the same ancestors and land. Now, after three decades of living apart, these two peoples are meeting again, creating shared territorial defense strategies in the face of the threats that plague their land, and envisioning a bi-national autonomous territory, one that transcends borders.  Read more ▸

The Second Regional Assembly of the ICCA Consortium in Latin America

The second Regional Assembly of the ICCA Consortium in Latin America was held in October 2019, in Peru, before the III Congress of Protected Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean (CAPLAC). It was an occasion for the membership of the region to share experiences, deepen their strategies, and ensure the wide visibility of territories of life at the CAPLAC. Read more ▸

¡Agua Blanca es Territorio de Vida!

Agua Blanca es la primera comunidad en el Ecuador y en Sudamérica que toma la decisión de registrarse en la base mundial de TICCAs del Centro Mundial de Monitoreo de la Conservación. Localizada en la costa, esta comunidad fue acompañada por ALDEA, Miembro del Consorcio. Read more ▸

“En comunidad decidimos”: Una Metodología y Estrategia de Acompañamiento al Registro de los TICCA – Territorios de Vida

“En comunidad decidimos” es la estrategia de trabajo y la metodología diseñada participativamente por nuestro Miembro ALDEA, para llevar adelante el proceso de consulta interna y el consentimiento comunitario para el registro de los territorios de vida en la base mundial de TICCA – territorios de vida hospedada por el UNEP-WCMC en Ecuador.  Read more ▸