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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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Social Enterprises for Development as Buen Vivir
Scientific Paper

2012 - English - Moderate

Social Enterprises for Development as Buen V...

Giovannini Michela


The purpose of this paper is to provide a conceptual overview of linkages between buen vivir and social enterprise as emerging from a review of the literature regarding indigenous development approaches in Latin America.

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.

Guide to Free Prior and Informed Consent
Manual

2010 - Multilingual - Moderate

Guide to Free Prior and Informed Consent

Oxfam Australia, Hill Christina, Lillywhite Serena et al.


This guide is an introduction to Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC). It provides basic information about the right to FPIC and how this right can help people to have a say about development projects, such as dams, mines and, logging and other large infrastructure projects, which affect them in some way.

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.

Reporte de la Conferencia el Desarrollo del Cuarto  Mundo y el Foro de Recurso Gobernanza
Report

Report from the conference "Rise of the Fourth World" and a forum on resources and governance. In the conference there was participation from Indigenous leaders and representatives and it was held at the Basillie School for International Affairs.

Good Life as a Social Movement Proposal for Natural Resource Use: The Indigenous Movement in Ecuador
Scientific Paper

2013 - English - Moderate

Good Life as a Social Movement Proposal for ...

Altmann Philipp


The Ecuadorian indigenous movement has developed the concept of Good Life (Sumak Kawsay or Buen Vivir) as a conceptual weapon in order to defend the territories of indigenous nationalities as the movement itself defines them.

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