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Biodiversity, Poverty and Development: A Scenario of Indigenous Peoples in India

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and Indigenous Partners in India

Date and Time
10 October 2012 13:15 - 14:45

Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11)

The event will feature Indigenous leaders from India and other experts as panelists to present the issues and challenges being posed to indigenous peoples by mining, mega-dams, privatization of water and rapid loss of biodiversity in indigenous territories. The event will also highlight issues on Forest Rights Act (2006) that promises to democratize the governance of natural resources.