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This Is How Indigenous Peoples Help Curb Gas Emissions, End Hunger

Human Wrongs Watch

ROME, Aug 10 2017 (IPS) – A third of global forests, crucial for curbing gas emissions, are primarily managed by indigenous peoples, families, smallholders and local communities, according to the United Nations.


Indigenous Peoples can provide answers to food insecurity and climate change challenges. Photo: FAO

Moreover, indigenous foods are also particularly nutritious, climate-resilient and well-adapted to their environment, making them a good source of nutrients in climate challenged areas, reports the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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