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10/08/2017

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.

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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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