Global Importance of Indigenous and Local Communities’ Managed Lands: Building a Case for Stewardship Schemes
2. Role of Indigenous and Local Communities in Managing Natural Resources
3. Public Environmental Benefits from IPLCs’ Effective Land Management
4. An Overview of the Current Situation of IPLCs Land Affairs and Available Support through Global Platforms
5. Challenges to Recognise Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Role in Managing Natural Resources
Conflicts of Interest
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|Indigenous Society||Western/Contemporary Society|
|Spiritual views||Strongly spiritually oriented.||Scientific, requiring proof for spiritual belief.|
|Connectedness||Everything, living and non-living, is connected, and identity comes from connectedness.||Compartmentalised values, with isolated ‘silo’ systems approach.|
|Land||Sacred, usually believed to be created by the supreme spiritual beings.||Land is considered a resource, and often its resources are extracted for the development/human purposes.|
|Time||Cyclical, nature’s processes are central to the time domain.||Linear, man-made targets are central to the time domain.|
|Human being||Part of nature.||Most important in the world.|
|Education or learning||Focus on on-ground learning, with on-going training from the Elders as teachers.||Focus on theoretical and practical knowledge obtained in formal settings (educational institutes).|
|Value of ES in Million USD [all Values in 2020]||50% of Indigenously Managed Land Delivering ES||25% of Indigenously Managed Land Delivering ES|
|C sequestration 1||1,102,000||551,000|
|Air quality 2||25,346||12,673|
|Maintaining water cycle 3||15,516||7758|
|Total in million USD||1,166,335||583,167|
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Sangha, K.K. Global Importance of Indigenous and Local Communities’ Managed Lands: Building a Case for Stewardship Schemes. Sustainability 2020, 12, 7839. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12197839
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Sangha, Kamaljit K. 2020. "Global Importance of Indigenous and Local Communities’ Managed Lands: Building a Case for Stewardship Schemes" Sustainability 12, no. 19: 7839. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12197839