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PODCAST: the impact of COVID-19 on indigenous women in Africa

Video This podcast from the Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC) addresses the impact of Covid-19 on remote indigenous communities, with special focus on the lives of indigenous women. The discussion is chaired by the Director of the IPACC Secretariat, Dr Kanyike Sena, and features Mbororo activist Hindou Ibrahim Oumarou from Chad, and Masaai …

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Seeds of Peace

Video ‘Seeds of Peace’ is a 15-minute video on IPACC’s mediation & conflict resolution project with the indigenous Nama people of South Africa’s Richtersveld World Heritage Site.  The mediation project aims to empower the Richtersveld Nama to resolve conflicts without resorting to litigation. The video outlines the background to conflicts dividing the Nama community and follows IPACC’s …

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Great concern in the Moremi game reserve in the Okavango Delta in Botswana

Great concern in the Moremi game reserve in the Okavango Delta in Botswana: Between 11-14 November, IPACC conducted a short mission to the Okavango Delta at the request of member organisation ToCADI and the San (Basarwa) communities.   The indigenous peoples who reside in the Moremi Park had raised a matter of great concern and asked …

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PETITION TO AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS:

Indigenous Environment Defenders.

Africa’s hunter-gatherer and nomadic pastoralist peoples have lived symbiotically and sustainably within Africa’s ecosystems for millenia. Their Traditional Knowledge Systems are treasure houses of indigenous knowledge.

Under colonialism, African hunters and nomads suffered land dispossession and cultural oppression. In the post-colonial era, they’ve advocated for their land, cultural and human rights.

Now, in this Age of Climate Change, Africa’s hunter-gatherer and nomadic pastoralist peoples are recognised as frontline guardians and managers of African biodiversity, and provide early warning for climate change trends.

We appeal to African governments to formally recognise the Traditional Knowledge Systems and practices of hunters and nomads.

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