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  • The Indigenous Resguardos of Colombia: Their contribution to conservation and sustainable forest use

    The Indigenous Resguardos of Colombia: Their contribution to conservation and sustainable forest use

    Colombia’s policy on its indigenous people includes recognizing their rights relating to political and administrative autonomy, land tenure, education and health. This progressive policy has been implemented through the establishment of indigenous reserves called resuguaros, which recognizes the role of traditional indigenous management mechanisms for the conservation of the environment. The greatest impact is in the tropical rainforests of the ...