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Content related to: indigenous people, traditional societies and tribal groups including tribal development activities, empowerment, livelihoods and community development programmes.
Indigenous peoples are communities and nations who claim a historical continuity and cultural affinity with societies predating the formation of modern political states.

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Weaving success of rural women in Sabangan, Mt. Province, Philippines
 Enriching both the heritage of traditional loom-weaving and the lives of rural women of Sabangan, Mountain Province is the founding aspiration of the Sabangan Weavers Association (SaWA), a livelihood interest group (LIG) supported under the Second Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resource Management (CHARM2) Project since 2015. GENEROUS START “We actually started when the...
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IFAD NEPAL KNOWLEDGE EVENT 2014 - BRIEF REPORT
Our concerted effort for agricultural development; Along with the stories, hopes and experiences of farmers IFAD NEPAL KNOWLEDGE EVENT 2014 - BRIEF REPORT Kaushal Shrestha    The first IFAD Nepal Knowledge Event was held on a rainy October 13 afternoon, in Kathmandu, in the presence of almost 100 participants, including Mr. Jaya Mukunda Khanal, respected Secretary at...
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Resurgence Women of Zungleng village in Bhutan through Farm Roads
By Vincent Darlong, IFAD Bhutan Zungleng village under Drepong Gewog in Mongar Dzongkhag (district) in Eastern Bhutan is about 7 hours walk to Mongar town. With the construction of the 10 km Kilikhar-Laptsa farm roads connecting Zungleng village with the main road to Mongar since June 2013 by IFAD-funded MAGIP project, the life of the people have changed. Before the village was...
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IFAD is there, even in the remote villages of Orissa
Posted by Timothy Ledwith Friday, September 6, 2013 on IFAD web site http://ifad-un.blogspot.it/2013/09/ifad-is-there-even-in-remote-villages.html By Antonella Cordone ORISSA, India – Greetings from Orissa, where the Joint Supervision Mission for the Orissa Tribal Empowerment and Livelihoods Programme (OTELP) is finalizing its work. This IFAD-funded project started in 2009 in seven...
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Hidden Stories of the Hidden Himalayas
ECS Nepal | , March 2013 Humla? Do you know it is the most rural part of Nepal? Humla? 2900 meters above sea level! You are going to freeze to death! Humla? Make sure you pack loads of food! People are starving there and you might as well. Humla? Now you’ll see the “real” Nepal! Humla? I just read news about salt shortage there. With all these warnings,...
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