Global Diversity Foundation

GDF has a dual mission. Through our regional programmes, we support indigenous peoples' and local communities' efforts to protect their biocultural diversity, and peacefully achieve just and autonomous decision-making regarding their territories, resources and futures. In collaboration with diverse institutions, we provide support for communities to elaborate their own research, development and advocacy programmes. Areas of specific focus depend on community interests, although they tend to be community access to lands and resources, community-led conservation, advocacy and campaigning for social and environmental justice, the continuity of ethnobiological and biocultural knowledge, and he...

GESA 2012 alum, Kerstin Forsberg, from Peru

GESA 2012 alum, Kerstin Forsberg, from Peru
Photo from Progress Report 'Finalists compete for places in GESA 2014' (view small | med | large | orig)

GESA 2013 alum, Thiago Gomes, from Brazil

GESA 2013 alum, Thiago Gomes, from Brazil
Photo from Progress Report 'Finalists compete for places in GESA 2014' (view small | med | large | orig)

GESA 2012 alum, Antonia Barreau Daly (far right)

GESA 2012 alum, Antonia Barreau Daly (far right)
Photo from Progress Report 'Finalists compete for places in GESA 2014' (view small | med | large | orig)

Buayan girls; faces of the future

Buayan girls; faces of the future
Photo from Progress Report 'The Way Forward: Community in Action' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ulu Papar Biocultural Heritage Centre

Ulu Papar Biocultural Heritage Centre
The community currently being built in Buayan village in Ulu Papar; a base for outreach programmes and the promotion and development of alternative livelihoods. (view small | med | large | orig)
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