How Communities are Protecting their Biocultural Resources with Community Protocols

The latest IIED blog on community protocols, written by Krystyna Swiderska. 


"As delegates gather for the 11th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, in Hyderabad India (8-19 October), this photostory remembers some of the difficulties facing people who live in biodiversity-rich areas and looks at why two different communities have developed community protocols." Read it here.   


The Raika community of western Rajasthan in north-west India, and, the Dusun community of Ulu Papar featured are just two of the fourteen community protocol and free prior informed consent processes reviewed in IIED’s latest edition of Participatory Learning and Action.


For more about the journey taken by the Dusun community in Ulu Papar, read our News from the Field section.