• joaop replied to the topic IPI 14 Module 5 Forum in the forum IPI 14 Module 5 Forum

    Hello Everybody!

    The question on IPs conflicts refering to water and other resources interests seems to be a very emerging topic. If, by one side, it might not be a good thing, it also shows that IPs and institutions holding them (including their culture, rights and lands) are getting stronger, more organized and aware of their rights at least in…[Read more]

  • joaop replied to the topic IPI14 Knowing each other in the forum IPI14 Knowing each other

    Hello There! Im Joao Paulo de Cortes, geographer and professor at West Pará Federal University in Santarém-Brasil (UFOPA). I have experience in environmental planning and issues related to water management from technical works and a routine inside the water basin comittes in southeast Brasil. Currently my position in the middle of Amazon take me n…[Read more]

  • joaop replied to the topic IPI14 Module 1 Forum in the forum IPI14 Module 1 Forum

    One of the reasons why Indigenous people deserves ‘special” attention, is simply because they are a very weak link in the whole development chain, often ignored in their opinions for the sake of “major interests”. In the Amazonian case, the major threats are related to minning and hidroelectrical dam projects. In this perspective, giving special…[Read more]

  • Hello There! Im Joao Paulo de Cortes, geographer and professor at West Pará Federal University in Santarém-Brasil (UFOPA). I´ve experience in environmental planning and issues related to water management from technical works and a routine inside the water basin comittes in southeast Brasil. Currently my position in the middle of Amazon take me ne…[Read more]

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