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Blog article
IP farmers in the Philippines sell produce directly to locked down consumers

MARIKINA CITY, PHILIPPINES – The lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic presented an opportunity for farmers groups/cooperatives in the Philippines to sell their produce directly to consumers. On 3 May 2020, with the help of PAKISAMA, one of AFOSP-APFP partner organizations in the Philippines, their member organization Kababaihang Dumagat ng Sierrra Madre...
Philippines
2020 - Asian Farmers' Association (AFA) for Sustainable Rural Development

Newsletter
TBTI Digest, January 2020

The Too Big to Ignore (TBTI) Digest contains all of the project's recent activities and outputs.
Canada
2020 - Too Big To Ignore - Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research

Newsletter
TBTI Digest, February 2020

The Too Big to Ignore (TBTI) Digest contains all of the project's recent activities and outputs.
Canada
2020 - Too Big To Ignore - Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research

E-learning
Pastoralism and Uncertainty - online course

Introduces key debates and concepts about pastoralism, and explores the varying ways that pastoralists respond to uncertainty around the world. Based on the work of the PASTRES programme, the course is aimed at students, practitioners and policy-makers. It is divided into 13 parts with a lecture, suggested readings and questions in...
2020 - Institute of Development Studies

Blog article
Medidas por el COVID-19 y pueblos indígenas en América Latina

En América Latina hay más de 800 pueblos indígenas que agrupan a 45 millones de personas y si bien durante las últimas décadas, como resultado de las luchas indígenas, se han producido avances en las políticas de reconocimiento de los derechos colectivos a través de la adopción de instrumentos del...
2020 - Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)

Blog article
Land conflicts flare across Asia during coronavirus lockdowns

Lockdowns to contain the novel coronavirus in Asia have made farmers and indigenous people more vulnerable to losing their land, according to land rights activists who are backing new technologies to help track the growing number of conflicts. (Shutterstock/S Curtis)
2020 - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Blog article
Encuestas sobre el impacto de la pandemia en las mujeres

La investigadora del IDAES y CLACSO, Karina Bidaseca, lidera un relevamiento online para comprender cómo se han reorganizado las vidas de las mujeres en mayor situación de vulnerabilidad en Argentina, a partir de la pandemia. La iniciativa tiene el apoyo de la Unidad COVID-19. Estudios previos muestran que han aumentado...
2020 - Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)

Blog article
América Latina: Es momento de recuperar el sentido de lo comunitario

No es la primera vez que los pueblos originarios de América Latina enfrentan una amenaza de grandes dimensiones como las epidemias y las pandemias. La historia de su conquista y colonización está atravesada por ello. Sin embargo, las condiciones específicas en que librarán esta batalla son diferentes, pues están profundamente...
2020 - Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)

Technical paper
Legal considerations in responses to COVID-19 to mitigate the risk of disruption to fisheries and aquaculture food systems

This brief identifies some of the areas that governments have intervened through emergency law to strengthen a resilient fisheries and aquaculture food supply chains and illustrates how these regulatory measures can be adopted by other countries thereby contribute to ensuring food security and economic development for all especially the indigenous...
2020 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Blog article
Pueblos indígenas en el contexto del covid-19 en Guatemala

El Comité de Trabajo Defensa de los Territorios de Vida del Consorcio ICCA y colaboradores del Grupo de Trabajo sobre Pueblos Indígenas y Proyectos Extractivos de CLACSO en Guatemala, escribimos nuestras palabras sobre la pandemia del coronavirus y el impacto en la vida de los Pueblos Indígenas. En Guatemala coexistimos los...
Guatemala
2020 - Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)

Article
Indigenous Youth and Women of the Americas Unite their Voices

The Indigenous Terra Madre Pueblos de América coming to Tlaola from February 21-24 will focus on the important role women and youth have in the future of indigenous communities, and the preservation of land and biodiversity for future generations.
“This gathering of indigenous delegates from communities around the Americas is a way to dignify our cultures and our identity. Our youth is being bombarded by the globalization of the world and the message from multinational companies telling us what to eat, how to think and act. However, our vision...
Mexico
2020 - Slow Food

Blog article
Coronavirus y monoculturalidad: las pandemias para los Pueblos Indígenas

A través de este documento, nos interesa proponer una reflexión crítica en torno a la situación actual de impacto mundial de la pandemia del Coronavirus o Covid-19 y su relación con la vida y territorios indígenas, frente a la cual ha quedado en evidencia una serie de situaciones que, a...
Chile
2020 - Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO)

Event
Lanzamiento del estudio “Los pueblos indígenas de América Latina – Abya Yala y la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible: tensiones y desafíos desde una perspectiva territorial”

CEPAL y FILAC, consecuentes con el compromiso y el desafío de visibilizar la realidad de los pueblos indígenas, presentan conocimiento actualizado relativo a los derechos territoriales y la situación de los bosques, la demografía y el derecho al bienestar de estos pueblos. Se espera que ello contribuya al seguimiento de...
2020 - Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)

Case study
Sustaining the traditional production and conservation of Creole rice seeds in Guinea Bissau

In order to preserve their tradition, the Manjaq communities have embarked on a process of preserving local rice varieties essential for the organization of certain traditional ceremonies. Faced with these challenges, they have rebuilt their seed capital by making an inventory of all traditional seeds and their importance in traditional...
Guinea-Bissau
2019 - Cooperativa agro-pecuária de jovens quadros (COAJOQ), Guinea-Bissau

Video
Así se combina la innovación con los saberes locales en el Gran Chaco Americano

EL FUTURO ESTÁ EN EL MONTE se constituye como un movimiento que impulsa en la región del Gran Chaco modelos productivos y comerciales que promuevan un desarrollo sustentable, competitivo e inclusivo, a través de la puesta en valor del capital natural, social y cultural, combinando la innovación con los saberes...
Argentina
2019 - El Futuro está en el Monte

Case study
The Good Cocoyam Seed Initiative

Indigenous cocoyams in Burundi have the potential to increase food and nutrition security and contribute to improved livelihoods, but farmers’ capacity to meet the growing demand for them has been constrained by a lack of good quality seed and technical knowhow. The Good Seed Initiative targeted both seed and cocoyam...
Burundi
2019 - ESAFF Burundi

Audio
'Se é ali que decide, é ali que a gente tem que estar': a luta indígena por representação política

A busca por participação direta na política e o protagonismo feminino são novas marcas do movimento indígena brasileiro
Aldeias de todo o país deram origem a novos líderes.  Um reflexo desse movimento foi visto na eleição de 2018, quando 133 candidatos indígenas concorreram ao pleito. O número ainda é pequeno, mas representa um aumento de 56% em relação ao registrado em 2014. Sônia Guajajara é um dos nomes mais...
Brazil
2019 - Radio Globo

Newsletter
TBTI Digest, September 2019

The Too Big to Ignore (TBTI) Digest contains all of the project's recent activities and outputs.
Canada
2019 - Too Big To Ignore - Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research

Newsletter
TBTI Digest, October 2019

The Too Big to Ignore (TBTI) Digest contains all of the project's recent activities and outputs.
Canada
2019 - Too Big To Ignore - Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research

Newsletter
TBTI Digest, December 2019

The Too Big to Ignore (TBTI) Digest contains all of the project's recent activities and outputs.
Canada
2019 - Too Big To Ignore - Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research
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