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20606G

Declaration of the International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples (INMIP)

… the rights of Mountain Indigenous Peoples to food sovereignty and biocultural heritage, and calling upon UNFCCC Parties and Observers to protect …
Report/paper
  • International Network of Mountain Indigenous People (INMIP)
20351IIED

Indigenous knowledge and values: key for nature conservation

… This briefing has been produced as part of the project ‘Indigenous biocultural heritage for sustainable development’ (more details below). … 20351IIED …
IIED Briefing
  • Krystyna Swiderska
  • Alejandro Argumedo
  • Yiching Song
  • Ajay Rastogi
  • Nawraj Gurung
  • Chemuku Wekesa
  • Guanqi Li
20361G

Safeguarding Lepcha and Limbu cultural values and worldviews for conservation and sustainable development in the Eastern Himalayas, India

Biocultural Heritage Territories (BCHTs) are mosaics of land uses, deeply linked to … This study was conducted as part of the project ‘Indigenous biocultural heritage for sustainable development’ (2018–21), funded by …
Project material
  • Elen Tshering Lepcha
  • Nawraj Gurung
  • Ajay Rastogi
  • Krystyna Swiderska
17756IIED

Can collective intellectual property rights preserve culture and biodiversity?

… boost producers’ incomes and sustain the interlinked biodiversity and biocultural heritage of their landscapes. One approach is to use place-based …
IIED Briefing
  • Anna Bolin
17760IIED

Biocultural heritage territories: key to halting biodiversity loss

… briefing discusses how community-led approaches such as Indigenous biocultural heritage territories (BCHTs) are vital to achieving both Convention on …
IIED Briefing
  • Krystyna Swiderska
  • Alejandro Argumedo
  • Michel Pimbert
G04439

Biocultural Heritage for Sustainable Development: Stakeholder Meeting Centre for Mountain Dynamics, Kalimpong, 1st July 2019

… The minutes from the Biocultural Heritage for Sustainable Development stakeholder meeting, at the Centre …
Project material
  • Krystyna Swiderska
  • Lok Chetna Manch
  • Centre for Mountain Dynamics
  • IIED
17618IIED

Smallholder farming systems in the Indian Himalayas: Key trends and innovations for resilience

… explores key trends in livelihoods, food security, crop diversity and biocultural heritage across ten communities; the biocultural innovations developed in response to climatic and …
Country report
  • Prakriti Mukerjee
  • Reetu Sogani
  • Nawraj Gurung
  • Ajay Rastogi
  • Krystyna Swiderska
17465IIED

Biocultural innovation: the key to global food security?

… in four countries identified over 500 traditional knowledge-based or ‘biocultural’ innovations that enhance food security, resilience, … in co-innovation processes such as participatory plant breeding and biocultural heritage territories. … 17465IIED … 17465IIED … Krystyna Swiderska … …
IIED Briefing
  • Krystyna Swiderska
  • Alejandro Argumedo
  • Yiching Song
  • Ajay Rastogi
  • Nawraj Gurung
  • Chemuku Wekesa
G04288

SIFOR Mountain Agriculture Policy Dialogue in India

… findings and the recommendations discussed for establishing new Biocultural Heritage Landscapes/Areas in Himalayan and North-Eastern States. … …
Report/paper
  • Prakriti Mukerjee
  • Nawraj Gurung
  • Ajay Rastogi
  • Krystyna Swiderska
  • Sudhakar Lama
17410IIED

SDG2: achieving food security, sustainability and resilience using genetic diversity and indigenous knowledge

… and farming innovations based on traditional knowledge and crops - or biocultural heritage - can significantly enhance productivity, incomes and …
IIED Briefing
  • Krystyna Swiderska
  • Alejandro Argumedo
  • Yiching Song
  • Ajay Rastogi
  • Nawraj Gurung
  • Chemuku Wekesa