Knowledge is Power

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.


Filter Resources

You can limit the search results using different criteria.

From: To:

Results for:Land Use Planning


Total Resources: 12

Respecting free, prior and informed consent

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).

Impacts of FSC Certification in the Canadian Boreal Forest: Exploring Partnerships between Forest Companies and Aboriginal Peoples

2009 - English - Moderate

Impacts of FSC Certification in the Canadian...

Teitelbaum Sara

This research project aims to investigate the influence of FSC certification on relationships between forest companies and Aboriginal communities in Canada’s boreal forest.

The Failures of Forest Certification and the Implications for the Public Wealth of the Canadian

2015 - English - Moderate

The Failures of Forest Certification and the...

Nickson Elizabeth

This report looks at the failures of forest certification in Canada.

Collaborative Consent: A Nation-to-Nation Path to Partnership with Indigenous Governments

2015 - English - Moderate

Collaborative Consent: A Nation-to-Nation Pa...

Ishkonigan, Inc

This published piece looks at resource extraction in Canada in relation to UNDRIP and FPIC.

Aboriginal Peoples and Forest Certification: A Review of the Canadian Situation
Scientific Paper

2010 - English - Technical

Aboriginal Peoples and Forest Certification:...

Innes John L., Larson Bruce, Tikina Anna V. et al.

This article examines forest certification in reference to Aboriginals in Canada.

How to Implement free, prior informed FPIC
Scientific Paper

Negotiating FPIC is a process, consisting of informing affected persons about planned activities and their impacts and verifying that the information provided has been understood, before explicit consent can be negotiated. If people refuse, their decision must be respected. FPIC focuses on harmonising relationships between groups of different power and means.

See More