indigenous lands

territory whose owners legitimacy is drawn from prior occupancy (founding fathers).

Salme Village beside the Solu River, on the right is the newly built bridge over the river. It is located in Nuwakot District, Nepal. Asian Development Bank.

By Andy White, Coordinator of the Rights and Resources Initiative

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

By Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Chairman of the Advisory Board of CCSI, University Professor at Columbia University, and Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

2016 tem aumento de 232% na expulsão de famílias do campo
26 May 2017

Segundo a Pastoral da Terra, mortes aconteceram durante ação de despejo em Pau D’Arco (PA) e reforçam aumento da violência no campo.

Reports & Research
February 2008

This is the second in a series of land studies for northern Uganda, whose core objective is to inform the Plan for Recovery and Development of Northern Uganda (PRDP) and the National Land Policy. It builds on the work of the first phase conducted in Teso region to present a more quantitative analysis of trends on disputes and claims on land before displacement, during displacement and emerging trends or occurrences on return for Acholi and Lango sub-regions.

9 October 2017

Indigenous leaders say operations in the remote Amazon violate rights and risk fatal epidemics

There are more indigenous peoples living in “isolation” in Peru than any country in the world except Brazil. All live in the Amazon - the majority in poorly-protected reserves, or areas where reserves have been proposed but never established, or “protected natural areas” such as national parks.

4 October 2017

Autor: AFP



Os povos originários que lutam por conservar ou recuperar as florestas onde viveram durante gerações passarão a contar com o apoio de uma organização global, por meio da criação de um fundo para que se reconheçam seu direito à terra.


16 September 2017

Activists disconnected transmission towers as part of a protest demanding that their lands be returned.

A group of Indigenous Guarani activists have occupied Jaragua National Park and switched off transmission towers in Sao Paulo to protest against the privatization of state-protected nature reserves by the government of President Michel Temer.

"The main consequence will be the reduction of our lands and our culture. It will end vegetation and will grow real estate speculation," Guarani leader of the Jaragua reserve Thiago Enrique said, according to Brasil de Fato.


Por:Itzamná Ollantay

Los días 30 y 31 de agosto, del presente año, defensores y comunicadores indígenas y campesinos, provenientes de 14 pueblos mayas, Xinca y Mestizo, asentados en 122 comunidades, distribuidos en 17 departamentos del país, se autoconvocaron en el Encuentro Nacional de Defensor@s y Comunicador@s Comunitarios, realizado en el Cantón San Miguelito, Municipio Santo Domingo, Departamento de Suchitepéquez.