Conflicts over land and water resources have been on the rise during the past ten years in the North West Region. In the municipalities of Ndu and Kumbo, conflicts have arisen over the encroachment by some inhabitants into water catchment areas under protection. SNV set in to develop together with Ndu and Kumbo Councils better approaches for effective and efficient use of water and land resource.
A website (www.redd-monitor.org) aiming to facilitate discussion on the concept of reducing emissions deforestation and forest degradation (REDD), in particular focussing on the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities and the risks of trading carbon stored in forests.
Through strategic advocacy and litigation MRG seeks the recognition of the property rights of evicted and displaced minority and indigenous communities. Litigation in front of national or regional courts accompanied by tailored advocacy enable these communities to have their right to land officially recognized and protected by legal decisions which can also benefit other communities.
Our mission since 1985 has been to create positive community change using the principles of responsible and sustainable tourism. This specific project would offer educational river boat tours on Rhode Island's Blackstone River geared toward teaching local and visiting youth about the importance of freshwater preservation. The Blackstone River went from being the nation's most polluted waterway to now hosting an ecological revival. This tour is a continuation of this effort.
Our idea is to motivate & bring awareness about health & safety in their work environment. Our target groups comprise workers employed in hazardous industries. We are also partnering with broader human rights movements to build citizen accountability mechanisms that check the corrupt nexus between owners of power plants and the state.
The Farm Worker CARE Coalition identifies the health and social service needs of agricultural workers, creating a long-term sustainable partnership between farm worker families, government agencies, and non-profit service organizations committed to working with immigrant farm worker populations in north San Diego County.
Consiste na aplicação de uma metodologia de desenvolvimento de destinos turísticos, na Região Turística Vale do Araguaia, estado de Goiás, onde se prevê resultados sustentáveis ao santuário natural fluvial Rio Araguaia, nas comunidades de Aragarças, Piranhas, Britânia, Aruanã, distrito de Luis Alves e distrito de Bandeirantes.
To protect the rain forest of the San Juan River, using sustainable development and by stopping the government of Nicaragua and the Brazilian company Andrade Gutierrez on their plant to make a hydroelectric project using the San Juan River. They pretend stop and revert the flow of water of the San Juan River, they want to divert the water from flowing to the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean. Changing the ecosystem of the rain forest, the river, the lake and coast on both oceans, will be an apocalyptic natural disaster.