Local activism

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Shipibo-Conibo people protect their territories from palm oil in the Peruvian Amazon, Peru

Federación de Comunidades Nativas del Ucayali y Afluentes (FECONAU) and Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) The traditional lands of the Shipibo-Conibo indigenous community of Santa Clara de Uchunya in the Peruvian Amazon extend to more than 85,000 hectares. Historically, these lands have provided abundant game and fish, medicines, construction materials and clean water. “We would go to … Read more

Kapuas-Hulu

Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan, Indonesia: indigenous Dayak try to save forest, river and lake habitats under threat from palm oil expansion

Protecting forests and food resources from degradation due to land use change is an important issue in Kapuas Hulu district, West Kalimantan.