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Analysis: Land grab or development opportunity?

14th Jan 2013
With land central to the livelihoods of millions of people in Africa, Lorenzo Cotula of the International Institute for Environment and Development examines the impact of large-scale land acquisitions on the continent's farmers. (Cotula / BBC News)


Indigenous ‘Idle No More’ movement sweeps Canada

15th Dec 2012
Thousands of people across Canada mobilized Monday, 10 December 2012 under the banner “Idle No More” to protest the effects of current and proposed government policies on the nation’s indigenous peoples. (Global Voices)


Interview with Tejo Pramono (La Via Campesina) and Elisha Kartini (SPI) about REDD

27th Mar 2012
“REDD is just a project that the industrial countries use to try to keep their economic benefits” (REDD Monitor)


Indigenous Education and the Prospects for Indigenous Survival

29th Dec 2003
Author Bartholomew Dean for Cultural Survival


Importance of indigenous education highlighted in the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

4th Jul 2003
The importance of educating youth in their own cultures, as well as using indigenous languages to educate them, was stressed today during the discussion on culture and education in the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.


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