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Issue date: 
27 July 2011

No group of Amerindians living in voluntary isolation

TOSHAOS and Regional Chairmen of the 10 administrative regions yesterday declared that Guyana does not have any existing group of indigenous people living in isolation. This declaration came following a presentation by Project Coordinator- Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, Sharon Austin, on the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organisation (ACTO) with particular emphasis on indigenous peoples living in voluntary isolation and initial contact.

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JULY 29, 2011

New private property concept may rip off those on the ground

Just like private property, carbon sequestration credits can now be bought and sold on national or international markets.

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30 July 2011

Toshaos agree by majority vote on resolution to fast track Norway forest funds

Amerindian leaders have agreed by majority vote to a resolution calling for the fast-tracking of the institutional requirements for the release of the Norway funds critical to the implementation of projects under the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS).

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5 July, 2011

UN fails uncontacted Indians

The UN’s flagship business initiative is being used as a tool to mask human rights abuses, according to Ayoreo Indians in Paraguay.

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28th July 2011

Mondi to settle KZN land claims over the next two years, posts higher earnings

Paper and packaging group Mondi aims to settle all its land restitution claims in KwaZulu-Natal over the next two years, with 33 claims still outstanding, CEO David Hathorn said on Thursday.

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15 Jul 2011

Forest carbon rights for poor at risk – study

The process of creating “carbon rights” – ownership of carbon stored in tropical forests – risks excluding the poor and landless who depend on forests if it is not done properly, a new briefing warns.

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12 July 2011

ASIA: Indigenous people gain greater forest rights

JAKARTA, 12 July 2011 (IRIN) - More and more Asian governments are giving indigenous people greater control over their natural resources and habitat in a bid to stem deforestation, a new report states.

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Jul 11, 2011

Public debate on REDD+ and forest justice

A public debate about the potential for emerging conservation initiatives to make international forestry fairer for local communities in developing countries will take place at UEA London on 20 July.

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July 5th, 2011

Chopping for chips

This paper aims to provide a better understanding of the wood flows from smallholder plantations to industrial buyers in the Binh Dinh and Phu Tho provinces of Vietnam.


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by Dr. Radut