Global Diversity Foundation believes that our future depends on our respectful engagement with the vast biological and cultural diversity of Earth. We work to protect this diversity and enhance socioecological wellbeing. We carry out collaborative biocultural projects that build resilience, foster innovation, and promote learning. Our work contributes to the growing global transition towards justice, respect and dignity for all beings.

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CEPF features work with Imegdale and Ait M’hamed communities in High Atlas

Posted Saturday, February 25, 2017 by Global Diversity Foundation

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund features our work with Imegdale and Ait M'hamed communities in the High Atlas in their blog post titled In Morocco's High Atlas Mountains, Seeds of Progress....

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CEPF features work with Imegdale and Ait M’hamed communities in High Atlas

Help Bring Standing Rock Water Protectors to Loma de Bácum

Posted Saturday, February 25, 2017 by Global Diversity Foundation

Urgent action for Loma de Bácum indigenous community: bring Standing Rock Water Protectors to Mexico to highlight the plight of indigenous communities....

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Help Bring Standing Rock Water Protectors to Loma de Bácum

Community Researcher Workshops in the High Atlas: Gaining Research Skills and Building Common Understandings

Posted Saturday, February 25, 2017 by Global Diversity Foundation

Angela Easby, GESA 2015 alumna and GDF's North American Regional Programme Coordinator, describes her October 2016 experience at a community researcher workshop in the High Atlas mountains....

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Community Researcher Workshops in the High Atlas: Gaining Research Skills and Building Common Understandings

Regional and International Programmes

Since 2000, GDF has launched vibrant applied collaborative research programmes with indigenous communities in Mesoamerica, North Africa, Southeast Asia and southern Africa. In collaboration with local and national institutions, we provide training and advocacy to support communities as they design and implement their own initiatives to maintain local environments and enhance their livelihoods and wellbeing. At an international level, GDF promotes biocultural diversity through training, documentation and networking opportunities.

Global Environments Network

The Global Environments Network empowers inspiring changemakers who are innovating solutions to apparently intractable environmental and social problems. It is a global action network with the goal of reaching thousands of people in over a hundred countries through regional academies and community exchanges, creating a powerful interconnected group of emerging environmental change makers.