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Gram Sabhas Lead the Way

Reports & Research
October, 2020
India

India is currently among the most affected countries by COVID19, recording over 6 million cases, by September 30 2020. The pandemic and lockdown measures have had a drastic impact on a large population of poor and marginalisedcommunities, causing loss of livelihoods and employment, food insecurity and socio-economic distress.

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Think tank decries global push to privatize land
27 September 2020

One of the ugliest features of the modern world is the exploitation of natural resources for private gain irrespective of its consequences for the environment and the larger community, especially the poor majority.

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1 June 2020

This special bulletin wants to pay tribute to the forest communities and peasant families around the world who despite all odds and difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic – including the movement restrictions imposed by governments and the corporate and elite profit-seeking abuses -, have still managed to practice solidarity:

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Indonesia inches forward on community forest goal, hobbled by pandemic
6 August 2020

JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indonesia has cut back its planned transfer of state forests to local communities this year by half - an area twice the size of Los Angeles - because of the coronavirus outbreak, according to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.

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EPA/Joedson Alves
4 July 2020
Os garimpeiros têm sido o principal veículo da pandemia entre os Yanomami. Os índios têm uma grande sensibilidade imunológica daí que a covid-19 na população indígena tenha um elevado risco de mortalidade.
 
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Fonte: Midia India
13 June 2020
South America
Brazil
Diálogo entre jovens do Xingu. Os e as participantes realizaram narrativas sobre sua resistência num momento extremamente hostil, com a pandemia se espalhando pela floresta, as lideranças morrendo e a grilagem avançando com suas motosserras e sua pistolagem. Daniela Silva, negra, da juventude do Xingu, é uma voz da periferia de Altamira.
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2 June 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean
Organizers: 
Fondo para el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indígenas de América Latina y El Caribe

Martes 2 de junio a hrs. 12.00 (medio día de Nueva York). Se entregarán Certificados. El Fondo para el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indígenas de América Latina y el Caribe (FILAC), junto al Foro Indígena de Abya Yala (FIAY) invitan a participar del Seminario Virtual “Experiencias de Monitoreo en Territorios Indígenas en Tiempos de Pandemia”, que tendrá lugar el próximo martes 2 de junio a hrs.

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Foto: Dekaro / iStock
12 May 2020
Governo ignora dados do Deter, elabora pacote de ações para regularizar invasões de terras públicas e pode colocar MP da Grilagem em votação no Congresso
 
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Pnud Peru/Mónica Suárez Galindo
18 May 2020
Medidas contra a pandemia estão afetando os territórios, recursos naturais e liberdades de expressão e reunião dos povos indígenas. Pnud Peru/Mónica Suárez Galindo
 
Os efeitos da Covid-19 sobre povos indígenas em todo o mundo ultrapassam a área da saúde.
 
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Illegal loggers uncowed by coronavirus as deforestation rises in Brazil
10 April 2020

Destruction in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rose 30% in March, compared to the same month a year ago, according to the country’s space research agency, INPE.

In the first three months of the year, Amazon deforestation was up 51% from a year ago to 796 square kilometers (307 square miles), an area roughly the size of New York City.

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