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Global Call SCBD-IDLO Capacity Building Establishing Measures to Implement the Nagoya Protocol

I am pleased to inform you that the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) in partnership with the Secretariat has launched the second phase of a capacity-building programme to support the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) with the financial supp

Access and benefits sharing

Presentación II: Productos básicos libres de deforestación

Esta presentación hace parte del seminario en línea del Curso Masivo Abierto en Línea sobre Consumo y Producción Ecológicos. La primera parte del seminario, presentada por BIOFIN Costa Rica, repasa la experiencia del país centroamericano en integrar la biodiversidad en la planificación para el desarrollo.

Presentation: Deforestation Free Commodities

This presentation and webinar focused on the opportunities and challenges in addressing the environmental and social externalities in the agricultural production sector while developing a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan. The presentation discusses tools such as the UNDP’s Green Commodities Programme, the Objective Scenario and the Land Use Change Monitoring on Productive Landscapes Linked to Tenancy.

Analyzing Nicaraguan Women’s Roles in Forest Decision-making Processes

Women in Nicaragua’s indigenous territories face substantial obstacles while participating in decision-making processes when it comes to the use of forests and forest resources in their communities. Though national laws and regional policies promote gender equality, forests are still seen primarily as the realm of men. Development/conservation projects on women are rarely concerned with forests. Projects on forests rarely pay attention to women or approach forests from a gender perspective.

Chagra's Fairs In The Colombian Amazon As An Alternative To Protect Agricultural Biodiversity And Traditional Knowledge: The Case of Tarapaca’s Indigenous Communities

In the Colombian Amazon, indigenous groups, women's organizations, the Sinchi Amazon Institute of Scientific Research, and the Ministry of Environment, implement Chagra’s Fairs (local name given to Agrobiodiversity Fairs) to empower initiatives based on principles of solidarity economy and traditional knowledge as an alternative to extractive economies that have historically operated in the region.

El Comanejo Del Refugio De Vida Silvestre Montaña De Puca/Fundacion Comunitaria Puca

BP Comanejo en el RVS Montaña de Puca_Fundación Puca.pdf

El comanejo en Honduras ha sido definido como un ‘modelo de manejo compartido, basado en un proceso dinámico y sistemático, entre el Estado, gobiernos locales y la sociedad civil organizada’. A partir de este concepto se desprenden 4 elementos claves necesarios de abordar para hacer del comanejo un mecanismo eficiente en la administración de las áreas protegidas del país: garantía de la conservación, uso sostenible, gobernanza y participación comunitaria con equidad de género.

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