31 Jul '18, 2pm

In battle over land rights, indigenous groups are fighting uphill

It’s a familiar story for indigenous groups around the world — communities whose often centuries-long tenure of forests and other valuable ecosystems have gone unrecognized by their respective governments. For the community of Santa Clara de Uchunya and others fighting for this recognition, the battle looks to be a long one: A new report by the U.S.-based think tank World Resources Institute (WRI) shows that indigenous peoples face an uphill struggle navigating extremely complex, costly and time-consuming processes in getting their land rights recognized.

Full article: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/07/in-battle-over-land-rig...

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