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Learning for Nature is a premier e-learning platform of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). LfN’s podcasts feature conversations with Indigenous peoples and local communities that demonstrate exceptional achievements in promoting nature-based solutions for sustainable development. Join LfN’s virtual community working to advance sustainable development and explore other learning opportunities at learningfornature.org

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Learning for Nature is a premier e-learning platform of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). LfN’s podcasts feature conversations with Indigenous peoples and local communities that demonstrate exceptional achievements in promoting nature-based solutions for sustainable development. Join LfN’s virtual community working to advance sustainable development and explore other learning opportunities at learningfornature.org

    Engaging Youth in Zambia in Sustainable Farming

    Engaging Youth in Zambia in Sustainable Farming

    In this episode, we explore the  impactful work of the “Young Emerging Farmers Initiative” (YEFI) in Zambia. YEFI aims to empower young people, particularly those in rural areas, to adopt sustainable farming practices. Committed to creating job opportunities, YEFI also seeks to change the perception of agriculture among young people, highlighting the importance of environmental stewardship.

    • 23 min
    Protecting and Restoring Uru Uru Lake

    Protecting and Restoring Uru Uru Lake

    Immerse yourself in the inspiring journey of the URU URU team in Bolivia, winners of the Equator Prize 2023.

    Learn about their efforts to revive and restore Uru Uru Lake polluted by chemicals and garbage and restore its precious biodiversity.

    • 17 min
    Bringing the community together to restore the environment

    Bringing the community together to restore the environment

    Discover the inspiring story of the Equator Prize 2023 winners, Perfect Village Communities “PVC Burundi.”

    This remarkable initiative aims to restore the health of local communities in Burundi by creating a natural fertilizer for their crops, engaging youth in farming, creating new job opportunities, bringing the community together, and planting trees to restore the environment.

    • 15 min
    Promoviendo los derechos indígenas sobre los territorios nativos en la escena mundial

    Promoviendo los derechos indígenas sobre los territorios nativos en la escena mundial

    Conozca cómo Alex Villca Limaco, Defensor de los Derechos Indígenas y de la Naturaleza en la Coordinadora Nacional para la Defensa de los Territorios Indígenas Originarios Campesinos y Áreas Protegidas (CONTIOCAP), ha abogado por los derechos a la tierra y la protección del medio ambiente en los territorios indígenas de Bolivia en la escena mundial.

    • 25 min
    El papel de las mujeres Indígenas para promover la seguridad alimentaria y proteger los bosques en Costa Rica

    El papel de las mujeres Indígenas para promover la seguridad alimentaria y proteger los bosques en Costa Rica

    Hablamos con Heylin Reyes, coordinadora de proyectos de empoderamiento de la mujer en la Asociación de Mujeres Indígenas del Territorio Cabécar Kábata Könana en Costa Rica. Su asociación reúne a mujeres Indígenas para promover el uso de prácticas y conocimientos tradicionales para la seguridad alimentaria y los fines medicinales, mejorar el liderazgo de las mujeres y los derechos indígenas, y proteger el bosque circundante. Su asociación también forma a mujeres en materia de agroforestería rotacional y regenerativa, y promueve el uso de variedades de semillas nativas locales y plantas medicinales tradicionales, mejorando la resiliencia de la comunidad frente al calentamiento climático. La asociación ganó el Premio Ecuatorial en 2021.

    • 18 min
    Learning about Customary Land Rights in Belize

    Learning about Customary Land Rights in Belize

    We sat down with Pablo Mis, Program Director of the Maya Leaders Alliance, to learn how the Maya peoples are promoting Indigenous grassroots development through legal land right protections and other forms of advocacy in Southern Belize.

    • 24 min

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