indigenous peoples

Experience in Gender Inclusion in the Implementation of the Batzchocolá Community Micro Hydroelectric Plant in Nebaj, Quiché, Guatemala

As part of its work, Semilla de Sol has built participatory management models to develop community-level renewable energy projects. These models include a strategy to foster gender equity in the implementation of their projects in the Ixil and Zona Reina regions in the Department of Quiché, in Guatemala. The Batzchocolá Community Micro Hydroelectric Plant, located […]

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Experiencia de inclusión de género en la implementación de la microcentral hidroeléctrica comunitaria Batzchocolá, Nebaj, Quiché, Guatemala

Semilla de Sol, como parte de su esquema de trabajo, ha construido participativamente modelos de gestión para el desarrollo de proyectos de energía renovable a nivel comunitario, en la que ha insertado una estrategia para desencadenar relaciones con equidad de género en la implementación de sus proyectos en la región Ixil y Zona Reina en […]

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The Association of Indigenous Village Leaders (VIDS): Ensuring Community Voices Influence National Policy in Suriname: A local to national policy-level initiative

The Association of Indigenous Village Leaders (Vereniging van Inheemse Dorpshoofden in Suriname – “VIDS”) is an association of indigenous village leaders from every indigenous village in Suriname. VIDS was established by village leaders in 1992 and its goals and objectives are to promote and defend the rights of indigenous peoples, to speak for indigenous peoples at the national and international […]

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The issues pertaining to indigenous women and biodiversity conservation should be considered by governments, international organizations and conservation institutions a key component of broader policy and action related to sustainable development and indigenous rights.

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