Working with Indigenous Peoples
GRID-Arendal is working with Indigenous Peoples
In order to support the Global Peatlands Initiative in its initial work, GRID-Arendal will carry out a peer-reviewed rapid response assessment for peat based on existing data and information, including data to be made available by the Global Peatlands Initiative partners.
This rapid assessment will look at peatland location and extent, threats affecting peatlands and permafrost lands, what policies are in place to manage and protect them and how effective they are, and what the future may look like.
The project highlights both the challenges and the solutions for sound waste management in mountain regions.
Mountains cover 25 percent of the world’s land surface, and directly support 12 percent of the world’s population living within mountain...
Reindeer herders are facing lost pastures and land fragmentation caused by industrial development and other land-use changes.
Building on the GLOBIO-related activities conducted in 2016, the project will further develop methodologies for participatory mapping...