Environment

Nov 09, 2018

FUF Releases Article on Indigenous Practices to Achieve More Sustainable Agriculture

While agriculture was mentioned in the agendas of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as one of the major driving forces accelerating climate change, indigenous perspectives provided opportunities to make agricultural production more sustainable and less stressful for the environment. Having inspired many concepts of the emerging field of agroecology, indigenous knowledge and agricultural...

Nov 09, 2018

FUF Releases Article on Indigenous Practices to...

While agriculture was mentioned in the agendas of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as one of the major driving forces accelerating climate change, indigenous perspectives provided opportunities...

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Nov 07, 2018

Brazilian Indigenous: Process of Demarcation of...

The prospect of Jair Bolsonaro putting an end to the demarcation of any new indigenous areas in Brazil would halt 129 processes that are currently ongoing. In addition to the threat posed to new demarcations,...

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Nov 05, 2018

Ogoni: Ogoniland Clean-up--Nigeria's Biggest...

Fegalo Nsuke, of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), in a meeting with the youth leaders of the National Youth Council of the Ogoni People (NYCOP), spoke out against the lack of...

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Oct 29, 2018

Chittagong Hill Tracts: UN Development Program...

On Tuesday 23 October 2018, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $471,000 arrangement to implement a “Sustainable Management of Community Development...

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Oct 29, 2018

Sindh: World Sindhi Congress Holds 30th Annual...

On Saturday 27 October 2018, UNPO Member the World Sindhi Congress held their 30th Annual Conference in London, UK. The conference was an opportunity to discuss a wide variety of issues, including enforced...

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Oct 24, 2018

Madhesh: Climate Change Threatening Communities...

Drought and scarcity of water are threatening the continuance of traditional agricultural activities in eastern Nepal, putting the very subsistence of local people at risk. In a region where water scarcity...

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Oct 22, 2018

Brazilian Presidential Candidate Poses Existential...

If candiate Jair Bolsonaro wins the upcoming elections, minority rights and the environment protection in Brazil will suffer severe setbacks. He has openly proclaimed to end all forms of activism on the...

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Oct 18, 2018

Sindh: Water Theft and Mismanagement Threaten...

The province of Sindh contributes to around 85% of red chili production in Pakistan. However, in the region formerly known as the “chili capital of Asia”, one of its most profitable agricultural...

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