19 December 2023 Suriname

Mitigating climate change for the community at Brownsweg, Brokopondo, Suriname

Tropenbos Suriname (TBS) is currently involved in the execution of the Local Actors for Change in the Hinterland (LACH) Brownsweg project.

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13 September 2023 Suriname

Learn to defend: capacity building in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for VSG youth

Training in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) was provided for members of the Tropenbos Suriname team and young people from the VSG

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12 September 2023 Suriname

The urgency of the land rights for the Saamaka people

The Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Colombia joined Tropenbos Suriname to support the Saamaka community

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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 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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