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A series of documents relevant to indigenous peoples are shown below. These include the FAO Policy on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples together with a series of Voluntary Guidelines and Principles approved by FAO member States which apply to indigenous peoples.

Using the search box located at the right side of the page, there can be found a series of useful documents with information on collaboration between FAO and indigenous peoples. The list includes publications, papers and reports that can assist in identifying and engaging with indigenous peoples, facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogues and strengthen cooperation.

This guide is designed for indigenous fishing communities and for people in the development field working with indigenous fishing communities. Its objective is to provide guidance on impacts and benefits of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (hereinafter the...

The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) represent the first ever internationl instrument dedicated to small-scale fisheries. They represent a global consensus on principles and guidance for small-scale...

The guidelines are the first comprehensive, global instrument on tenure and its administration to be prepared through intergovernmental negotiations. The guidelines set out principles and internationally accepted standards of responsible practices for the use and control of land, fisheries and...

Adopted by the 127th Session of the FAO Council, November 2004. The objective of the Voluntary Guidelines is to provide practical guidance to States in their implementation of the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context...

Indigenous peoples amount to one third of the 900 million human beings who live in rural areas in extreme poverty.3 They are frequently discriminated against, and many do not enjoy full legal, social, or cultural recognition. Analysing and addressing the...