Perspectives on intercultural and participatory fire management

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Participatory video facilitated by Indigenous participants

This participatory video presents the diverse views of the participants of the intercultural and participatory fire management meeting in Brasilia, Brazil in March 2017.

Bibiana Bilbao
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Bibiana Bilbao is Professor at the Department of Environmental Studies, Universidad Simón Bolívar, Venezuela. Her research is on tropical savannas, fire ecology, biogeochemical cycles and vegetation change. She has also a long professional experience working on ecological and human dimensions of fire management with Indigenous communities in tropical ecosystems of Venezuela, particularly the Pemón of the Canaima National Park. She is willing to further the development of more effective, socially just and culturally sensitive policies for intercultural and participatory governance of Integrated Fire Management (MIF) in Venezuela, Brazil and other countries of South America such as Bolivia and Argentina.