Work with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Work with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization 2017-09-27T14:37:42+00:00
Jorge Mani Stanley, Kuna, Panama, attending the International Indian Treaty Conference in Oaxaca Mexico October 1, 2012, became one of two Indigenous members on the UN Committee for Food Security in 2012

Jorge Mani Stanley, Kuna, Panama, attending the International Indian Treaty Conference in Oaxaca Mexico October 1, 2012, became one of two Indigenous members on the UN Committee for Food Security in 2012

“States should, in drafting tenure policies and laws, take into account the social, cultural, spiritual, economic and environmental values of land, fisheries and forests held under tenure systems of indigenous peoples and other communities with customary tenure systems.”  — UN Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security

“Al elaborar las políticas y leyes sobre la tenencia, los Estados deberían tomar en consideración los valores sociales, culturales, espirituales, económicos y medioambientales de la tierra, la pesca y los bosques sujetos a sistemas de tenencia de los pueblos indígenas y de otras comunidades con sistemas tradicionales de tenencia.” —  párrafo 9.7,  Directrices voluntarias sobre la gobernanza responsable de la tenencia de la tierra, la pesca y los bosques en el contexto de la seguridad alimentaria nacional de la ONU

Video: The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security is the first global exhaustive tool on the tenure of land and natural resources developed through an open inter-governmental process with the full and effective participation of a vast array of relevant actors. In such document, internationally accepted principles and norms were established to define responsible practices for the use and control of land, fisheries and forests.