Monthly Archives: June 2010

Rights-Based Approaches to Endogenous Development

The authors of this article are Kabir Bavikatte and Harry Jonas (Natural Justice) and was originally published in Endogenous Development Magazine 6: ''Bio-cultural Community Protocols enforce Biodiversity Benefits'', pg 4-6. It can be found online at www.compasnet.org Natural Justice (Lawyers for Communities and the Environment) is an NGO working with indigenous peoples and local communities

The Biocultural Heritage of Mexico: an overview

Víctor M. Toledo, Eckart Boege and Narciso Barrera-Bassols Introduction Studies from different disciplinary backgrounds are revealing the inextricable links between cultural, biological and agricultural diversity at global, national, regional and local scales (Maffi, 2005). These multidimensional and complex relations are named ‘biocultural diversity’. In some way, these links represent the (biocultural) memory of the human

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