We are Forests of People.

We are the alliance of indigenous peoples and local communities that protects the largest forested areas from Panama to Mexico.

We are Guardians of the Forest. We safeguard ancestral knowledge and combine it with innovative ideas. We protect the forests of Mesoamerica and seek solutions for a balanced coexistence with nature. We promote initiatives that combine technology, traditional wisdom and territorial governance for the well-being of our communities and the entire world.

Mesoamerican delegation leads interregional meeting of local communities, afro-descendant peoples, and Other collectivities in Bonn, Germany

Context of the Meeting Since the establishment of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its counterparts on Biodiversity (CBD) and Combating Desertification at the Rio Summit in 1992, the term "Local Communities" has been recorded in various documents to generally refer to collectivities inhabiting territories across all regions and different from Indigenous...

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