New rice feast of the H're people in Kon Tum province, Central Highlands of Vietnam

The H’re indigenous worldview is that a ll things have soul and spirits. In the natural world of the H’re, there are many kinds of spirits called Zang. They are Spirit of the Sky (Zang Pling), Spirit of the Thunder (Zang Y Voac), Spirit of the Land (Zang Ta Ni), Spirit of the Mountain (Zang Vang Can), Spirit of the Rock (Zang Ha Mat), and Spirit of the Tree (Zang Loong) and ...

Map of livelihood sovereignty of indigenous ethnic minorities facilitated by SPERI

Working towards claiming rights to livelihoods means striving for livelihood identity and livelihood sovereignty. Livelihood sovereignty is defined as ‘a holistic ethical alternative solution’, which consists of five inter-related rights, including: the right to land, forest and water (basic); The right to maintain one’s own religion (unique); the right to live according to one’s own culture (practice); the right to operate according one’s own knowledge and decide what to plant, initiate, create and invent ...

Initiative of enriching tropical forest by native species and local knowledge

Following up the achievements of forest and land allocation, in so far, SPERI and CENDI – members of LISO have continuously facilitated MECO-ECOTRA and YIELD to implement initiatives on ecological farming practices on the allocated forest and land. One of the primary elements in this ecological farming is to adopt an urgent action to enrich the sustainability of the forest ecosystems ...

 	 Human ecology farming of Hoang Van Phuoc's garden in Lam Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh

This writing aims to document a process of nurturing and caring for ecological black pepper by farmer Hoang Van Phuoc in Lam Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province. More importantly, this document will be further compiled as part of a curriculum to share an eco-farming system and methods of nurturing and caring for black pepper with moral producers and consumers who respect, are grateful toward and who nurture nature ...

Consultation workshop for approval the customary laws based community regulations on Kuang Si watershed forestland management in Luang Prabang, Laos

In the morning of October 10, 2016, the consultation workshop for approval of the customary laws based community regulations in forest and forestland management, protection and development of 7 villages in the Kuang Si region – watershed of Muong Nam, Luang Prabang and Xiang Nguen districts was held ...

From community forest land rights to livelihood sovereignty and wellbeing
Political Consultancy Timeline: June – July 2021.
Reviewing Scope: Across Vietnam.
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From community forest land rights to livelihood sovereignty and wellbeing
The Livelihood Sovereignty Alliance (LISO) based in Vietnam has a long-standing reputation for of supporting inaugurating and developing subsistence livelihood sovereignty, particularly for indigenous ethnic minorities in the Mekong ...
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Industrial cassava cultivation story in Vi K Oa village
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