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.

European Union announces EUR 25.5 M investment in Mesoamerica’s Five Great Forests

Today at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), the European Union (EU) announced a 25.5 million euro investment in the protection and sustainable use of the Five Great Forests of Mesoamerica, and the Indigenous Peoples and local communities that risk their lives as their frontline defenders. This new funding will build upon the ongoing EU-funded pilot project implemented by the...

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