Indigenous Shared Governance, International Law, and Preserving Rainforest in a Pandemic
56 Pages Posted: 1 Sep 2020
Date Written: August 31, 2020
In a rarely visited corner of the Amazon biome is an entity whose predicament is both unique and relatable, and whose fate is tied to that of local Indigenous peoples, as well as the climate of the world: the Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation and Development in Guyana. This case answers calls for more transdisciplinary efforts in scholarship and teaching, and is intended to both serve as a basis for conversations with students as well as a springboard for further research.
Keywords: Amazon, Indigenous Rights, International Law, COVID-19, Pandemic, Forestry, Mining, Shared Governance
JEL Classification: Q01, Q23, Q5, Q56, Q57, O15, O19
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