RFUS’s Mapping Coordinator, Carlos Doviaza, was featured in an NPR article that describes how his maps are helping indigenous communities in Panama assert their land rights and track COVID-19.
A summary of the highlights of Rainforest Foundation US’s impact to protect the peoples and the rainforests of Central and South America in 2020.
Panama’s Supreme Court awards the Naso people with title to 160,000 hectares of their traditional lands.
Land rights have been fundamental to the pandemic response of indigenous communities, like that of the Embera of Panama’s Darien.
SOS Rainforest Live: Major Artists Unite in Support of Indigenous Guardians of the Rainforests Threatened by the COVID-19 Pandemic
On June 21st, major international artists will join in solidarity with indigenous peoples for a livestream concert to raise awareness and support for indigenous forest guardians under extreme threat from the coronavirus.
El COVID-19 amenaza a los pueblos Emberá y Wounaan del Darién en Panama a medida que incrementa la deforestación en sus territorios.
COVID-19 is straining the Embera and Wounaan peoples of the Darien as the threat of deforestation in their territories creeps higher.
Se Lanza una Nueva Herramienta para Optimizar la Respuesta al COVID-19 en las Comunidades Indígenas de Panamá
Rainforest Foundation US está trabajando con COONAPIP para desarrollar un mapa en línea para coordinar la ayuda humanitaria del COVID-19 a las comunidades indígenas en Panamá.
Rainforest Foundation US is working with COONAPIP to develop an online map to coordinate COVID-19 humanitarian aid to indigenous communities in Panama.
This map tracks current COVID-19 cases alongside the presence of traditional authorities or local humanitarian organizations located around indigenous peoples’ communities in Panama.
Stepping Into the Gap: Lessons from the Darien in the Face of COVID-19 and Indigenous Peoples’ Response
A look at how viruses have shaped the Darien Gap and its indigenous inhabitants.
A joint statement by Rainforest Foundation US, UK, and Norway in support of indigenous communities facing COVID-19.