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A heroic fighter for the rights of Indigenous peoples and local communities: Dr. Taghi Farvar

17 Jul, 2018

The Global Forest Coalition mourns the loss of a heroic fighter for the rights of Indigenous peoples and local communities, Dr. Taghi Farvar. Taghi was the chairperson of our member group CENESTA-Iran and the chairperson of the International Consortium on Indigenous Peoples’ and Community Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCAs). As a member of the Iranian Azerbaijan tribe, and co-founder of the Union of Indigenous Nomadic Tribes in Iran (UNINOMAD), Taghi has dedicated his life to advocating respect for the biocultural …

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Day of Real Forests

21 Mar, 2018

By the Global Forest Coalition. This photo essay was originally published on Toward Freedom. 21 March 2018: Today is the international day of forests. The United Nations General Assembly designated…

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Testimony from Chaus Uslaini

19 Aug, 2017

My name is Uslaini, my nickname is Chaus and I’m the Director of WALHI Sumatera Barat in Indonesia. My passion in life is helping rural communities to have a better…

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Del turismo y otros demonios…

2 Mar, 2017

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to…

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National CCRI workshops held in Africa

22 Feb, 2017

By Kureeba David* The Global Forest Coalition, in partnership with host Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) institutions in selected countries, organised three national workshops on CCRI in Africa at the…

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