Indigenous people deprived of rights to natural resources…

“The recently published ICCA Legal Review shows every time there is talk of “development” projects, tribal people are the first ones to be evicted from their own lands whether it is in India or Argentina. There was no recognition yet of their institutions of collective governance and no respect to their diverse cultures, lifestyles and economic systems, according to a study undertaken by an international (ICCA) Consortium”. ‘The Hindu’ newspaper reports more on this (read more).

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