07 June 2023 Suriname

Saamaka youth in Suriname demand legal recognition of ancestral territory

The natural forests within the territory of the Saamaka tribe in Suriname are threatened by logging and mining companies, without the consent of the Saamaka people. On 28 November 2022, a delegation of Saamaka youths went to Parliament, urging the government to expedite the processing of a law to provide the Saamaka with the legal right to their territory.

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16 May 2023 Suriname

Machines to strengthen farmers Baataliba and Boven Suriname

'Capacity Building Baataliba and Upper Suriname' aims to strengthen farmers from Baataliba and the Upper Suriname area.

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20 April 2023 Suriname

Call for an international evaluator

Tropenbos International is looking for an international evaluator to lead a team of national evaluators in conducting the end evaluation of its Working Landscapes programme.

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30 March 2023 Suriname


Thank you for you interest in our available job openings! To view the full details for the position of Project Coördinator, visit our Dutch webpage and click on the news topic: Vacature 'Project Coördinator'

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20 March 2023 Suriname

Saamaka community collaborates with Pontifícia Universidad Javariana in securing land tenure rights

Pontificia Universidad Javariana (PUJ) Bogotá provides tools to the Saamaka community to govern their territory..

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16 November 2022 Suriname

Saamaka community prepares for good governance through strategic meeting

From November 16-18, a strategic meeting was organized at the Menimi resort in the Upper Suriname river area by the Association of Saamaka Authorities (VSG) and Tropenbos Suriname.

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