Target 07

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Loko iʻa: Indigenous aquaculture and mariculture in Hawaiʻi, USA

Brenda Asuncion, Kevin K.J. Chang, Miwa Tamanaha; Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo Loko iʻa are advanced, extensive forms of aquaculture unique to Hawaiʻi. While techniques of herding or trapping adult fish in shallow tidal areas, in estuaries and along their inland migration can be found around the globe, Hawaiians have developed fishponds that are technologically unique, advancing … Read more

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Pgaz K’Nyau community social enterprise as alternative livelihoods for young generations, northern Thailand

Nutdanai Trakansuphakon*, Pgaz K’Nyau Association for Sustainable Development (PASD) The Pgaz K’Nyau (Karen) practice rotational farming as a self-reliant economy for our own food consumption. But today, we also need cash incomes for our expenses in everyday life.  PASD works with Pgaz K’Nyau communities on community social enterprise because today young people migrate to work … Read more

target 7 BCH products

Exploring a labelling scheme for biocultural heritage-based products

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the University of Leeds and the Asociación ANDES from Peru are exploring the development of a new labelling or indication scheme for “biocultural, heritage-based products”.

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The traditional land use system of the Lua (La-weu) peoples in northern Thailand

The traditional land use system of the Lua (La-weu) peoples in northern Thailand includes different categories of conservation forests whose management and use is guided by various rules and agreements.