Conservation by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities: Advances in Participatory Action Research, Dissemination and Advocacy

*Descriptions available in French and Spanish.

An International Society of Ethnobiology pre-Congress Workshop
17 – 19 May 2012; Montpellier, France

The ICCA Consortium and the Global Diversity Foundation (GDF) propose an international workshop on “Conservation by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities: Advances in Participatory Action Research, Dissemination and Advocacy”, a follow-up to the workshop on “Community Conservation in Practice” held before the ISE 2010 Congress in Tofino, Canada. Limited to 25-30 participants, the event will be held near Montpellier (France) from 17 – 19 May, 2012. It will bring together indigenous peoples, members of local communities and collaborators currently engaged in:

  1. monitoring and carrying out participatory research on the efficacy of community action for conservation;
  2. communicating information through traditional events and innovative venues (e.g., citizen journalism, photo-stories, video and new forms of social media); and
  3. engaging in advocacy and action to ensure the good governance and effective management of their indigenous conserved territories and community conserved areas (ICCAs).
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