Peru: Indigenous Leaders Seek Financing To Protect Natural Resources

December 3, 2014 9:11 AM

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LIMA, Dec. 3 (BERNAMA-NNN-ANDINA) -- Women leaders of indigenous peoples from around the world asked the delegations participating in COP20 to propose granting direct financing to native communities in a bid to preserve the environment and natural resources.

According to Daisy Zapata, representative of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America and Vice President of the Interethnic Association for Development of the Peruvian Rainforest (Aidesep), women in native communities have specialized ecological knowledge that must be seen as one of the most promising so...

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