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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29 September 2022 Suriname

Trust among traditional leaders is key for sustainable forest management - In conversation with Biza Akienboto

Indigenous, tribal and peasant communities from Bolivia, Colombia and Suriname recently exchanged their experiences with territorial governance. According to Biza Akienboto, member of the Saamaka tribe in Suriname, this will help them prepare for the formal recognition of their territorial rights.

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06 September 2022 

Gaan Kuutu: a meeting of community leaders from Bolivia, Colombia and Suriname

A regional exchange between 26 representatives from indigenous, tribal and peasant communities in South America held in Villa de Leyva, Colombia from 7-12 August

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21 July 2022 Suriname

TBI Annual review 2021

In 2021, through our various programmes we continued our work towards co-creation of solutions for climate-smart landscapes, where local people can improve their livelihoods while also contributing to conservation, food security and climate objectives. In our annual review you can read some examples of our achievements.

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