Conservation of nature should be entrusted in the hands of the local community

press-sabzineh-taghi-farvar-13-jun-2016The president of the world ICCA Consortium criticises the government’s conservation policies: “The work should be entrusted in the hands of the local community”.

Conservation of nature by non-governmental groups or associations, the UN etc., that does not take into account specialists and main stakeholders, meaning indigenous and local communities, is not acceptable.

Read the article (in Persian): PDF p.1 and p.4Sabzineh newspaper no 47

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