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28 June 2017

Ministry of Environment, FAO sign agreement for sustainable management of wetland resources

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The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) on Tuesday, signed a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) for enhancing the sustainable management of Wetland resources.

28 June 2017

Media Workshop On Climate Change In The Himalayas

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A media workshop on climate change reporting will be conducted from June 28 to 30 by the Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme (IHCAP) of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Department of Science and Technology and Centre for Media Studies.

28 June 2017

Mountain indigenous peoples call for support for biocultural landscapes to achieve the SDGs

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The International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples has called for support and legal protection for biocultural heritage landscapes and community conserved areas following an event in Peru.

28 June 2017

Indigenous knowledge crucial to tackling climate change, experts say

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Traditional skills and knowledge should be seen as a complement, not a barrier, to scientific knowledge and climate adaptation efforts, experts said at a conference on how communities adapt to climate change, held this week in the Ugandan capital Kampala.

28 June 2017

Protect Sacred Sites to Realize Indigenous Rights

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From North and South Dakota to the Highlands of Ethiopia, the sacred natural sites and territories of Indigenous Peoples face the threat of destruction; destruction that is often legitimized and legalized by state and regional institutions. But on the African continent, there are hopeful signs things are beginning to move down a different path.

19 June 2017

Ethiopia's Coffee Farmers Are 'On The Front Lines Of Climate Change'

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Ethiopia gave the world Coffea arabica, the species that produces most of the coffee we drink these days. Today, the country is the largest African producer of Arabica coffee. The crop is the backbone of the country's economy – some 15 million Ethiopians depend on it for a living.