Making knowledge work for forests and people
In the presence of the Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Lilianne Ploumen, representatives of the Dutch timber trade, processing and retail sector, civil society, trade unions and the Dutch government, signed the Promotion of Sustainable Forest Management agreement. This will strengthen the business case for the sustainable management tropical forests, ensure international responsible business throughout the timber value chain, stimulate the market demand for sustainably produced timber and the simplification of administrative rules regarding the use of sustainably produced timber.23 March, 2017
Signing of the ‘Promoting Sustainable Forest Management’ agreement - Den Dolder, the Netherlands, 22 March 2017 - In the presence of the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Lilianne Ploumen, representatives of the timber, construction, furniture and retail industries, trade unions, civil society and the government, signed an agreement that will promote sustainable forest management and further strengthen international corporate social responsibility in the entire timber supply chain.21 March, 2017
31 May 2017, The Hague, Netherlands - What can we do to turn peril to prosperity? What needs to be done to keep Congo Basin forests standing for the benefit of future generations? What can we do? Renowned experts from Central Africa and the Netherlands will share their insights.
Colombia - 1992
This book deals with the way the Yukuna-Jarechina Indians manage the environment of their world. Main focus of the study is on the persistence of traditional reference models by Indian groups in the Colombian Amazon. The book is centred around the case of an Yukuna roundhouse and deals with six different themes in six chapters. These include: the history of the Yukuna, the Puerto Córdoba settlement of which the Yukuna are part of, the conceptualisation of a symbolic landscape and territory, and the analysis of the agricultural, fishing and hunting practices of the Yukuna. In a final chapter shamanistic knowledge on the management of world, nature and society is presented and the persistence and future of traditional reference models in managing the world discussed.
En esta publicacion el manejo del mundo por la etnia Yukuna-Jarechina es expuesto. El enfoque principal del estudi es en los modelos de referencia tradicionales de los grupos de la Amazonía Colombiana. El libro se centra en una Maloca Yukuna y expone seis temas diferentes en seis capitulos. Estos incluyen: la historia de los Yukuna, el asentamiento de Puerto Córdoba del cual los Yukunas hacen parte de la conceptualizacion del paisaje y el teritorio simbolico, y el nalisis de las paracticas agricolas, de pesca y de caza de los Yukuna. En el capitulo final se presenta el conocimiento chamanistico del manejo del mundo, la naturaleza y la sociedad y, se discuten la perdurabilidad y el futuro de los modelos tradicionales de referencia en el manejo del mundo.