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2 July 2019
Central America
Nicaragua

Dolene Miller, Elba Rivera and Francisca Ramirez have spent years defending the territories of the indigenous peoples, farmers and Afro-Nicaraguans. Here are their stories.

17 May 2019
Central America
Nicaragua

Indigenous communities in Nicaragua are facing violence and displacement, but agroecology is helping empower the Miskito people.


What do you do when your access to rivers, sacred sites, and forests, is cut off, especially when your whole identity has grown from a spiritual connection to nature?


6 May 2019
Central America
Nicaragua

Myrna Cunningham is the first Miskitu woman to study at a university. In 1973, she received a degree in medicine and returned to her home region in the isolated northeast of Nicaragua, where she was born in a small village surrounded by lush forest. Working as a surgeon, she served in more than one hundred remote villages.

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Recuperar el entorno estratégico ambiental salvadoreño y reducir los riesgos socio-ambientales, a través de promover una vigorosa cultura ciudadana y coordinación interinstitucional bajo principios institucionales.

 

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El MARN cumple su mandato como rector que lidera una gestión ambiental pública, enérgica, articulada, incluyente, responsable y transparente.

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The Environment for Development (EfD) Initiative is a capacity building program in environmental economics focusing on research, policy interaction, and academic programs. The overall objective of EfD is to support poverty alleviation and sustainable development by building environmental economics capacity in policy making processes.


iDE is a global effort that spans offices in 14 countries, encompassing 4 social enterprises, employing nearly 1,000 people directly, and indirectly enabling many more through our market-based approaches in agriculture; water, sanitation, and health; and finance. 

Our beliefs are best summarized in a series of simple statements that guide our daily actions.

Ecology Crossroads Logo

Ecology Crossroads is a Kentucky-based non-profit organization (EIN: 61-1259384) established in 1994. Their mission is to promote environmental and social well-being through initiatives supporting Indigenous communities and biodiversity conservation. They achieve this by:

Fundraising: Accepting donations for environmental, Indigenous, and social causes.

Project Management: Distributing funds through professionally organized programs and projects.

Indigenous Empowerment: Helping Indigenous communities secure funding for ecosystem services and develop professional conservation and forestry skills.

Maya America

Maya America/Revista Maya America is an interdisciplinary and open access journal that publishes in English and Spanish. Academic essays are double-blind peer reviewed while the creative works are peer reviewed. Authors keep full rights over their work. Although the journal takes its name from the contemporary Maya Diaspora, we also welcome essays and commentary that discuss the Americas in additional ways.

Maya America is indexed in EBSCO and the Directory of Open Access Journals.

CALPI
El Centro de Asistencia Legal Para Pueblos Indígenas (CALPI) es una organización no gubernamental con personería jurídica otorgada por la Asamblea Nacional de Nicaragua por medio del Decreto No. 1316 del 27 de mayo de 1996, publicado en La Gaceta Diario Oficial No. 135 del 18 de junio de 1996.
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The Solidaridad Network is an international civil society organisation founded in 1969. Its main objective is facilitating the development of socially responsible, ecologically sound and profitable supply chains. It operates through nine regional expertise centers in over 50 countries. Solidaridad seeks to transform production practices to promote fair and profitable livelihoods and business opportunities, decent working conditions and a fair living wage. Solidaridad without depleting the landscapes where people live and thrive.

HEKS EPER

Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER )

HEKS champions the cause of a more humane and just world and a life in dignity. Internationally, HEKS/EPER focuses on rural community development, humanitarian aid and inter-church cooperation. 

Sulá Batsú nació en el 2005 como una empresa de economía social solidaria con el objetivo de fortalecer organizaciones, comunidades y empresas sociales de la región latinoamericana. Esta iniciativa se creó bajo un modelo de cooperativa autogestionaria, con la visión de explorar nuevas formas de gestión de emprendimientos asociativos interesados en la acción social.


IM Defensoras

La Iniciativa Mesoamericana de Mujeres Defensoras de Derechos Humanos (IM-Defensoras) inició su trabajo en 2010 con el fin de dar una respuesta integral y regional al aumento de la violencia contra las defensoras de derechos humanos en Mesoamérica.


Actualmente, la IM-Defensoras busca fortalecer y vincular a defensoras que participan en distintas organizaciones y movimientos sociales para fortalecer redes de protección y solidaridad entre ellas y aumentar la visibilidad, el reconocimiento y el impacto de su trabajo por los derechos humanos.

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