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  • Mission

    Forest Peoples Programme supports the rights of peoples who live in forests and depend on them for their livelihoods. We work to create political space for forest peoples to secure rights, control their lands and decide their own futures.


    • Get the rights and interests of forest peoples recognised in laws, policies and programmes
    • Support forest peoples to build their own capacities to claim and exercise their human rights
    • Counter top-down policies and projects that threaten the rights of forest peoples
    • Promote community-based sustainable forest management
    • Ensure equity, counter discrimination and promote gender justice
    • Inform NGO actions on forests in line with forest peoples’ visions
    • Link up indigenous and forest peoples’ movements at the regional and international levels
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REDD and Rights In Cameroon

In this report, it is argued that national REDD readiness planning activities in Cameroon, including activities involving the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility

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Forest Peoples Programme E-Newsletter July 2011

Please click on a language to read the full FPP E-Newsletter: English, French,

Ms. Annabelle Galt

Communications Officer for Forest Peoples Programme.

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Could land reform succeed where conservation has failed?

8 July, 2011

Conservation organisations have been making great strides towards recognising that protected areas must respect the rights of indigenous peoples

Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: an opportunity to influence GEF policy, Jen Rubis

8 July, 2011

As awareness of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has grown, we as indigenous peoples have actively sought the implementati

Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Issues: A Note on his official mission to Costa Rica

7 July, 2011

The UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (SRIP), James Anaya, has recently (24 to 27 April 2011) concluded an official mission to Costa Rica.

Determined lobbying by Peruvian national indigenous organisation - AIDESEP - leads to government commitment to address outstanding indigenous territorial claims

7 July, 2011

On the 25th March 2011 in Dalat, Vietnam, members of the Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF) Participants Committee approved the third version of Peru’s national

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