Solidarity Statement on International Mother Earth Day 2022

The ICCA Consortium stands in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples and local communities who are sustaining their collective lands, waters, and territories of life in the face of immense challenges and calls on decision-makers and funders to support the self-determination of these custodians and the diversification and localization of the conservation industry. Read more ▸

Alert: Ekuri community confronts illegal logging in their customary forest in Nigeria

The New and Old Ekuri community of the Cross River state in Nigeria are resisting the illegal logging of their forest to pave way for a proposed highway. The ICCA Consortium stands with the Ekuri community and calls for the immediate end of the illegal logging and violation of the community’s rights, including free, prior and informed consent, and continuous undermining of their longstanding efforts to conserve their forest. Read more ▸