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pastoralists iran
8 August 2017

Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities are stewards of natural resources and nature. We have been conserving our territories for thousands of years. Each indigenous community has its own territory. For indigenous nomadic pastoralists our territory consists of summering grounds, wintering grounds, migration routes, stopovers and mid-way stations with different ecological, social, economic and cultural assets. These assets include forests, rangelands, wetlands, lakes, rivers, coasts, seas, and many other types of ecosystems and wildlife.


By: INU Staff
Date: March 11th 2016
Source: Iran News Update

INU - The head of Iran's land affairs organization acknowledged in an interview with state television on Thursday that 800 government officials are implicated in cases of ‘land-grabbing’ in the country.





Intergovernmental or Multilateral organization

The Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) is a regional, intergovernmental and autonomous organisation. It was established on 6 July 1979 at the initiative of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations with support from several other UN bodies and donors. The Centre came into being to meet the felt needs of the developing countries at that time as an institution for promoting integrated rural development in the region.


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The University of Tehran (Persian: دانشگاه تهران‎), also known as Tehran University and UT, is Iran's oldest modern university. It is also one of the most prestigious universities in Iran. Based on its historical, socio-cultural, and political pedigree, as well as its research and teaching profile, UT has been nicknamed "The mother university of Iran" and it is the symbol of higher education in Iran.

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