Intercultural walking workshop in Tharaka, Kenya

News Local communities and elders from all over the world, practitioners, scientists from different disciplines and advocacy leaders met in March 2017 in Tharaka, Kenya, to share knowledge on biodiversity governance and to learn from one another during an interactive walking...  Read more »

Global Dialogue on Human Rights and Biodiversity Conservation – a space to meet and find common ground

News About 50 representatives of Indigenous peoples, local communities, African regional experts, international governmental and non-governmental organisations, including experts in human rights, conservation and biological diversity, as well as the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (by video...  Read more »

Wealthy in well-being

News Nature contributes to the well-being of humans in multiple ways, from offering shade and providing food to playing a key role in spiritual and cultural life. Moreover, earth’s biological resources are vital to economic development and yet biodiversity is being...  Read more »

Financing for development – inspiring action and taking concrete steps towards implementing the 2030 Agenda

News The Swedish government has high ambitions when it comes to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Implementing the 2030 Agenda, a collective, universal action plan to reach the SDGs, is a national priority. However, achieving the 2030 Agenda and SDGs...  Read more »

Mobilisation and revival of indigenous and local knowledge for enhanced ecosystem governance

Stories Whilst each experience is unique, what all of the community research processes have in common is that they are based on the communities’ own identified needs, priorities and methods. Biodiversity, food and culture are the unifying topics. Communities engaged in...  Read more »