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Knowledge generation is an important foundation for increasing understanding and for pushing for change. In this database, you can find all of our resources, which include books, manuals, briefings, human rights reports and urgent alerts. 

Niger: Cas des Régions de Tillabéri et Dosso. Rapport IWGIA 12

Number of pages: 40
ISBN number: 978-87-92786-10-4
Country publication is about: Niger, Níger
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2012
Les Peuls sont principalement des pasteurs nomades et semi-nomades fermement attachés à leur système de valeurs traditionnel et qui migrent à travers l’Afrique de l’ouest avec leurs troupeaux depuis plus de 6,000 ans. Au Niger, ils sont victimes de plusieurs préjugés et stéréotypes négatifs. Ils sont souvent associés au banditisme et leur mode de vie traditionnel est perçu comme arc...
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Indigenous peoples and transnational corporations and other business enterprises

Number of pages: 5
Release year: 2012
This briefing note aims to show how Indigenous Peoples’ exclusion from political decision-making processes - locally, nationally, regionally and globally - places them in a position of extreme disadvantage vis-à-vis imposed industrial activities that affect their individual and communal lives, territories and resources. This is particularly evident in the case of the extractive sector. At the e...
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Understanding community-based REDD+

ISBN number: 978-87-92786-02-9
Release year: 2011
A manual for indigenous community trainers While the first guide in our manual series, "What is REDD?" aims to help indigenous communities to understand what REDD+ is and what its implications may be for them more generally, this manual looks at REDD+ on the project level. The purpose of this manual is to provide guidance to indigenous trainers to prepare and conduct trainings on Community-base...
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Mission en Republique du Congo

Author: Le Groupe de Travail de la Commission Africaine sur les Populations/Communautés Autochtones
Number of pages: 99
ISBN number: 978-87-92786-08-1
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2011
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Mission to the Republic of Congo

Author: The African Commission’s Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities
Number of pages: 93
ISBN number: 978-87-92786-08-1
Country publication is about: Republic of Congo , Republica del Congo
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2011
The African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities undertook a country visit to the Republic of Congo in March 2010. The aim of the visit was to encourage the government to adopt a law on indigenous peoples’ rights and to follow up on a visit conducted in September 2005. The report gives an account of meetings held with government authorities, civil society organiz...
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ASEAN, Climate Change, REDD+ and Indigenous Peoples

Author: Christian Erni
Number of pages: 19
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2011
Briefing paper informing about indigenous peoples in South East Asia, the impact of climate change and the possibilities and threats represented by REDD +. It considers the responses of the ASEAN regarding these global challenges and makes recommendation as to how ASEAN should promote and protect the rights of indigenous peoples in relation to climate change and climate change. Contents: The...
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Visite de recherche et d'information en Republique Democratique du Congo

Number of pages: 89
ISBN number: 978-87-92786-07-4
Country publication is about: Democratic Republic of Congo, La República Democrática del Congo
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2011
Rapport du groupe de travail de la Commission Africaine sur les populations/communautés autochones en la Republique Democratique du Congo, 9-25 Août 2009.
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Research and Information Visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo

Number of pages: 87
ISBN number: 978-87-92786-07-4
Country publication is about: Democratic Republic of Congo, La República Democrática del Congo
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2011
This biligual (English/French) report describes the situation of the indigenous populations in the Democratic Republic of Congo and makes recommendations to the government, civil society organizations, and the international community. The report is based on research and meetings with government authorities, civil society organizations and indigenous communities in Kinshasa, North Kivu, and Sou...
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2003 Annual Report

Release year: 2004
The Annual Report 2003A is a status report that describes the activities of IWGIA in 2003. You can order a copy through: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakb4e3bdeebedc9fda8bbb55c4812b0e1e').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyb4e...
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2004 Annual Report

Release year: 2005
The Annual Report 2004 is a status report that describes the activities of IWGIA in 2004. You can order a copy through: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakfcff423430234643520e0e12f439303a').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyfcff...
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2005 Annual Report

Release year: 2006
The Annual Report 2005 is a status report that describes the activities of IWGIA in 2005. You can order a copy through: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak4058e7784a0a9df3568101d95e056362').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy4058...
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Yearbook 1986

Number of pages: 172
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1987
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1986 among indigenous peoples.
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Yearbook 1987

Number of pages: 187
ISSN number: 0902-6266
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1988
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1987 among indigenous peoples.
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Yearbook 1988

Number of pages: 278
ISSN number: 0902-6266
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1989
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1988 among indigenous peoples.
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Yearbook 1989

ISSN number: 0105-6387
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1990
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1989 among indigenous peoples.
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Yearbook 1990

Number of pages: 282
ISSN number: 0902-6266
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1991
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1990 among indigenous peoples.
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Yearbook 1991

Number of pages: 225
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1992
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1991 among indigenous peoples. Out of print!
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Yearbook 1992

Number of pages: 229
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1993
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1992 among indigenous peoples.
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The Indigenous World 1993-94

Number of pages: 195
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1994
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1993 and 1994 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas. Out of print!
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The Indigenous World 1994-95

Number of pages: 250
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1995
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1994 and 1995 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas.
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The Indigenous World 1995-96

Number of pages: 288
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1996
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1995 and 1996 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas. Out of print!
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The Indigenous World 1996-97

Number of pages: 329
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1997
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1996 and 1997 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas.
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The Indigenous World 1997-98

Number of pages: 400
ISBN number: 87-90730-00-3
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, Oceania, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1998
Out of print! This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1997 and 1998 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas.
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The Indigenous World 1998-99

ISBN number: 87-90730-12-7
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1999
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1998 and 1999 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas, with a special focus on indigenous women.
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The Indigenous World 1999-2000

Number of pages: 432
ISBN number: 87-90730-32-1
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, International, Internacional, Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2000
This yearbook provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1999 and 2000 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas, with a special focus on indigenous women; It also presents reports on the work of the Open-ended Working Group on the UN draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and on the process of establishment ...
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Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change

Number of pages: 8
Release year: 2009
For many indigenous peoples, climate change is already a reality. Melting ice sheets in the Arctic makes hunting sea mammals and fishing difficult and risky, erratic rainfalls reduce productivity of fields and pastures, storms and floods destroy crops and homes. While indigenous peoples’ diverse and resilient livelihood systems have enabled them to survive in often harsh and forbidding envir...
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Shifting Cultivation and Climate Change

Number of pages: 8
Release year: 2009
In the age of global climate change, resource use and management practices that rely on the use of fire and thus emit carbon are coming under increased pressure. This is particularly the case with shifting cultivation. Because shifting cultivation is so different from the forms of agriculture practiced in the lowlands and by the majority populations, it is one of the most misunderstood land use...
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About IWGIA

IWGIA - International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs - is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending indigenous peoples’ rights. Read more.

Indigenous World

IWGIA's global report, the Indigenous World, provides an update of the current situation for indigenous peoples worldwide. The Indigenous World 2019.

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