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This website provides information and resources on FPIC as a tool of self-determination to assist communities in decision making. We have selected articles, tool kits, videos, voice messages, and community stories about FPIC and consultation.

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Respecting free, prior and informed consent
Manual

This document is a technical guide about Free Prior and Informed Consent. Best practices are listed for government organizations to respect FPIC, and for the NGO's, Indigenous groups and private investors can all follow their responsibilities within the FPIC model. Report created by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

This report showcases a Participatory Action Research project that lasted 26 months. It reports on Corporate Social Responsibility tools that companies and governments promote to ensure good corporate behaviour. The report looks at the extent to which CSRs respect human and ethnic rights in theory and practice. Recommendations are given for ways to strengthen current approaches and frameworks. Issues are presented through a variety of perspectives.

Moving Forward: Consulta Previa in Peru
Report

2016 - English - Moderate

Moving Forward: Consulta Previa in Peru

Hurtado Verónica, Ramírez Tania, Sanborn Cynthia A.


Report on the experience of free, prior and informed consent in Peru.

Development Alternatives in Bolivia: The Impulse, the Resistance, and the Restoration
Scientific Paper

2016 - English - Moderate

Development Alternatives in Bolivia: The Imp...

Gudynas Eduardo


This article looks at Buen Vivir in Bolivia in its recent political context.

FSC guidelines for the implementation of the right to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC)
Manual

2012 - Multilingual - Moderate

FSC guidelines for the implementation of the...

Forest Stewardship Council


Guide developed by the Forest Stewardship Council, which provides an overview of the Free, Prior and Informed Consent process, it provides a definition of FPIC, of each one of the elements, and an extensive detailed explanation of how to conduct the process.

Development for a postneoliberal era? Sumak kawsay, living well and the limits to decolonisation in Ecuador
Scientific Paper

2012 - English - Advanced

Development for a postneoliberal era? Sumak ...

Radcliffe Sarah


Through a detailed examination of the origins and application of one development model, this article examines the constraints on and limits to postneoliberal development in terms of state-civil society relations and as a form of postcolonial governmentality.

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