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The power of land rights: why Peru's forest communities have lessons for us all

18 November 2020

The power of land rights: why Peru's forest communities have lessons for us all

When Indigenous and forest communities have their right to land enshrined in law there are lower rates of deforestation. The Boca Pariamanu community in Peru is a clear example of the positive knock-on effects. That is why international efforts to reduce imports linked to illegal deforestation and land-grabbing have to be done in partnership with producer countries and why protecting community land rights needs to be one of the aims.

Categories: Films, Sustainable Supply Chains, Community forestry

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