Perú: Técnicos de gobierno también enfrentan desafíos para titular las tierras indígenas

Peru – Para obtener legalmente el título de sus tierras comunales, los pueblos indígenas en la Amazonía peruana deben atravesar una maraña de trámites legales y procedimientos técnicos que pueden tomar hasta una década para completarse. Este proceso no solo es frustrante para los comuneros sino también para los funcionarios gubernamentales involucrados, según ha evidenciado…

EARTH DAY: Can Sumatran elephants and people coexist?

Palembang, Indonesia – Present day South Sumatra looks a lot different from its heyday as seat of the powerful Srivijaya Dynasty – the first unified kingdom to dominate much of the Indonesian archipelago. Lasting from the 7th to the 12th century, the jungle was thick and loaded with the sounds and stomps of giants, the…

[ACTION] Suivez l’action #RépubliqueDesPollueurs à La Défense

Depuis 8h30 ce matin, des centaines de citoyennes et citoyens sont entré-e-s en désobéissance civile pour dénoncer l’alliance toxique d’Emmanuel Macron et de son gouvernement avec les multinationales polluantes. En action à la Défense, les personnes mobilisées refusent que la politique climatique de la France se décide là où siègent les gros pollueurs. Suivez l’action…

The future of social forestry in Indonesia

Indonesia – In Kalibiru, a national park in the Menoreh mountains to the west of Yogyakarta, tourists scale precarious-looking ladders up timber trees to take Instragrammable photos of themselves on treetop wooden platforms overlooking lakes and lush forest. This place wasn’t always quite so photogenic. Two decades ago, the state-owned production forest was severely degraded…

Paris Agreement disagreement; landscape restoration “overlooked,” misinterpreted, blocked

In Forests News last week: New online platform tackles agency duplication in the Congo Basin Developers aim to harmonize conservation and development efforts. Read CIFOR DG calls for people-centric approach in landscape restoration Coverage from the World Bank conference on Poverty and Land. Read Well-meaning tenure reforms can’t quash land conflicts A multi-country study calls…