Indigenous Education - International Perspectives

A seminar on indigenous education from international perspectives, with the theme ‘Effective practice, mutual learning’ and organised by DEST with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) was held in Cairns on 14–15 May 2007. Education officials from Canada, Chile, Mexico, New Zealand, the United States of America, Australia and the OECD met to share approaches that are improving the educational outcomes of indigenous peoples. The content of the Seminar provided an excellent opportunity to reflect on common issues and new ideas from across the globe.

Loosing the Serengeti

Report by the Oakland Institute which outline the land conflict in Loliondo, Tanzania where hundreds of Maasai homes have been burned and tens of thousands of people driven from ancestral land in Loliondo in the Ngorongoro district in recent years to benefit high-end tourists and a Middle Eastern royal family.

Indigenous Peoples, Self-Determined Development and Sustainable Livelihoods

A scoping study by Forest Peoples Programme on specialist organisations and people working on indigenous peoples’ sustainable livelihoods and self-determined development. (By FPP)

Community Forestry in Mexico

A resource by FERN - Mexico’s community forests are some of the most advanced in the world: communities collectively own more than 50 million hectares of the country’s 63 million hectares of for

Forests as Food Producing Habitats

An Exploratory study of Uncultivated Foods and Food & Nutrition Security of Adivasis in Odisha

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