Participatory video facilitated by Indigenous participants http://projectcobra.org/wp-content/uploads/Brasilia-March-17-Fire-Management.mp4 This participatory video presents the diverse views of the participants of the intercultural and participatory fire management meeting in Brasilia, Brazil in March 2017.
Kavanayen Pemón Indigenous Community workshop and Assembly September 1, 2016 New advances and agreements in the Pemón Indigenous community of Kavanayén, Gran Sabana, for the construction of the Intercultural and Participative Fire Management in Canaima National Park, Venezuela. During year 2016, the research group of the “Building the case for integrating Indigenous and academic knowledge into a participatory and sustainable fire management policy” project, supported by British Academy, UK, and coordinated by the Royal Holloway University of London and Simon Bolivar … Read More
IV International Society of the Biodiversity of the Guiana Shield (IBG) Congress, Guyana August 13, 2016 IV IBG Congress AbstractsPDF The IV International Society of the Biodiversity of the Guiana Shield (IBG) Congress took place 8-12 August in Georgetown, Guyana and we presented work on fire management, community owned solutions and peer-to-peer knowledge exchange. The Congress provided a unique opportunity to share our findings with academics and practitioners working both within the government and non-governmental sectors on issues of conservation … Read More
First International meeting of the Participatory and Intercultural Fire Management Network. January 26, 2016 Parupa 2015 – Fotohistoria – Photostory – Fogo – RedePDF This photostory revealed scenes and activities of the first meeting of the “Participatory and Intercultural Fire Management Network” that took place over four days in July 2015 at the Parupa scientific station, Parque Nacional Canaima, Venezuela. This workshop joined together 60 participants, belonging to more than 25 government and academic institutions and indigenous communities from … Read More
First meeting report – Integrating Indigenous fire practices within government fire management policy This report (available in English, Spanish and Portuguese) provides information of the activities that have been carried out during the first meeting of the “Participatory and Intercultural Fire Management Network” with regards to Indigenous fire management with researchers, government authorities and Indigenous representatives (60 participants in total) currently working on Indigenous fire management in Venezuela, Brazil, Guyana and the UK – this workshop took place over four … Read More
Sharing experiences and developing action plans Between the 8-11 July 2015, more than 60 Indigenous, institutional and academic representatives from Venezuela, Brazil, Guyana and the UK came together at the Estación Científica Parupa, with the support of the Comunidad Indígena Kavanayén, Gran Sabana, Venezuela. This first meeting of the Participatory and Intercultural Fire Management Network aimed at exploring ‘community owned’ Indigenous fire management i.e. fire management practices that emerge out of the traditional wisdom and experiences of Indigenous communities … Read More
Kremkrem team meet to map and record traditional and prescribed fires In June 2015, partners of Project Kremkrem met in Aldeia Kapoto, a beautiful area of cerrado (savanna) that burns every year….. Following an evaluation visit by project partner Andrea Berardi in November 2014, it became clear that the Indigenous researchers working on the project required further capacity building to carry out project tasks, and that more work needed to focus in the Kapoto area of the Indigenous territory … Read More
Partner meetings and training in Project Cobra approaches In April 2014, partners of Project Kremkrem met in Aldeia Piaraçú, Mato Gross do Sul to initiate the project….. Photo Jay Mistry – Creative Commons “Considero a presente iniciativa um marco sem precedentes no Xingu. A ação antrópica e o desmatamento gerados pelo agronegócio têm potencializado, dia após dia, a sensação de insegurança entre os metyktire. O projeto é oportuno e chega em boa hora, oferecendo metodologia adequada com tecnologia de … Read More