International Conference (26 - 27/11)

 

Resilience in a time of uncertainty: 
Indigenous peoples and climate change

26,27 November 2015
7 place de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris.
 

List of Speakers

Summaries of presentions (download PDF)

Side-events(27 November 2015)



Speakers Title of the presentation
Suman ARYAL
University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Impacts of climate change to the transhumance system and local adaptation measures in the Himalayas
Desalegn Yayeh AYAL
Debre Berhan University, Ethiopia
Challenges and Good Practices on Borana Indigenous Weather Forecasting Service
Sahana BOSE
Central University of Assam, Diphu, India
Climate resilience and the climate refugees: A study of Indian Sunderbans
Laurence BOUTINOT
CIRAD , International Research Center, France
Le changement climatique, cadre d'une révolution intellectuelle nécessaire au bénéfice des peuples autochtones?
Anders BURMAN
Department of Human Geography, Human Ecology Division, Lund University
The Political Ontology of Climate Justice and Indigenous Knowledge

Fermín CHIMATANI TAYORI tbc
(Amarakaeri)

Ejecutor del Contrato de Administración de la Reserva Comunal Amarakaeri
(ECA-RCA), Peru

Implementación de  RIA en la Reserva Comunal Amarakaeri en el marco de la Cogestión con SERNANP

Ann Marie CHISCHILLY
(Navajo Nation or Dine')
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Northern Arizona University, USA

Overview of U.S. tribes Adaptation to Climate Change

Minnie DEGAWAN
(Kankanaey, Philippines)
International Forest and Climate Initiative, World Wildlife Fund

Climate change and its impact on Ibaloi culture

Tsechu DOLMA
(Tibetan)
Mountain Resiliency Project, Tibet, China and Nepal

Mountain Resiliency Project (MRP)
Edmond DOUNIAS
IRD-CIFOR, France
The sentinel role of forest dwellers. Eliciting local knowledge for the monitoring of climate change impact on tropical rainforests

Nukila EVANTY
(Rokan Hilir, Riau)
Rights Group, Indonesia

Mitigation and Indigenous Peoples;  Indigenous Peoples Rights in Rokan Hilir, Indonesia

Tapugao FALEFOU
(Tuvaluan)
University of Waikato, New Zealand

Coconut people's identity: Threat of climate change and sea level rise
Carinnya Malelega FEAUNATI
(Samoan)
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
E Toe Sa'saa le Fafao, Return to Paradise
Álvaro FERNÁNDEZ-LLAMAZARES
Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona & University of Helsinki
Indigenous knowledge of a changing climate: An ethnoecological perspective from Bolivian Amazonia
Kathleen GALVIN
Colorado State University, USA
African Dryland Peoples and Climate Change: A Knowledge Network for Conservancies

Brenda GUNN
(Metis)
Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, Canada

Tackling Climate Change: Development of Mitigation Policies With Indigenous Voices

GUUJAAW
(Haida)
Skidegate Regional Representative, Council of the Haida Nation, Canada

tbc
Preston HARDISON
Tulalip Tribes, USA
Guidelines for Considering Traditional Knowledges (TKs) in Climate Change Adaptation
Pascal Erhel HATUUKU
ONG MOTU HAKA, Tahiti
la tradition Polynésienne face au défi climatique
Logan A. HENNESSY
San Francisco State University, USA
Pathways to Resilience on Multiple Scales

Lesley IAUKEA
(Kanaka Maoli)
University of Hawaii, Manoa, Maui, USA

Navigating agency in the diaspora due to forced migration secondary to Sea Level Rise

Eduardo JULIA
Fundación Sur Futuro, Dominican Republic

Cabañueleros: Local climate observer serving the poorest in the Dominican Republic
Annamaria LAMMEL
Université Paris 8, France
La perception du changement Climatique par la population Kanak en Nouvelle-Calédonie
Alexandra LAVRILLIER - CEARC, Université de Versailles St-Quentin-en-Yv., France
Semen GABYSHEV (Evenk) - Russian Federation
Chantal CLAUD - Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique (LMD), Ecole Polytechnique
Maxence ROJO - LMD, France
Siberian Reindeer Herders facing Climate change: observation and adaptation

Fabiano MAIA SALES
(Huni Kuin of Jordao)
Acre, Brazil

Sacred Water & Sustainable Huni Kuin Cooperative

Lino MAMANI
The Potato Park, Peru

Enhancing resilience to climate change in the Potato Park. Climate change impacts and biocultural heritage-based responses: the community seed bank, linking TK and science, and the role of INMIP
Valerie MASSON-DELMOTTE tbc
Alemayehu Hailemicael MEZGEBE
Arba Minch University, Ethiopia
Nyangatom people resilience  in times of climate variability and change
Stephen Santamo MOIKO
Center for Sustainable Drylands Ecosystems and Societies,
University of Nairobi, Kenya
Traditional Knowledge and Climate Adaptation Strategies:  A case Study of Three Communities in Kenya
Ben ORLOVE
Columbia University, USA
Observing Glacier Retreat through Indigenous Perspectives (tbc)

Anders OSKAL (Sami)
International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry ICR, Norway
In collaboration with Mikhail Pogodaev, Alona Gerasimova, Svein D Mathiesen, Helena Omma, Johan Mathis Turi, Anna Degteva, Svetlana Avelova and Ravdna BM Eira.

Climate Resilience, Indigenous Youth and Local Economies in a Changing Arctic: New Tools for Arctic Indigenous Peoples

Tunga Bhadra RAI
(Rai)
Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities, Nepal

The Kghyemba System among Loba Indigenous People of LoManthang: An Indigenous Institution amid the Traditional and Livelihood

Faustina K. REHUHER-MARUGG
Palau Resource Institute, Palau

Ngarchelong Taro Fields Landscapes

Yasmin ROMERO EPIAYU tbc
(Wayuu)
Movimento Fuerza de Mujeres Wayuu

Cambios en el calendario wayuu: otros entendimientos del cambio climático

Marie ROUE (MNHN, France) 
Samuel ROTURIER (AgroParisTech/ESE, France)

Ontologie samie de la variabilité et du changement climatique
Adil ROUMANE
Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
L’autochtonie comme facteur de résilience « socio-climatique » : une illustration par le cas des Berbères du haut-Atlas marocain
Jan SALICK
Missouri Botanical Garden, USA
A Rapid Tipping Point in Himalayan Agroecological and  Socio-cultural Responses to Climate Change
Joëlle SMADJA
CNRS, France
Climate change, water resources and agriculture in eastern Nepal. Contrasted situations according to environments
Angela May STEWARD
University of Brasília, Brazil
Rising Above the Flood: Modifications in agricultural practices and livelihoods systems in Central Amazonia, perspectives from ribeirinho and indigenous communities

Fuluna TIKOIDELAIMAKOTU TUIMOCE
(Fijian)
Korova, Fiji

Sailing The Canoe Back To The Future
Mike WAI-WAI
Department of Meteorology Geo-Hazards, Vanuatu
Seasonal forecasting in the Pacific: Combining Traditional Knowledge with modern Scientific Knowledge method to Aid Adaptation

Daniel R. WILDCAT
(Yuchi member of the Muscogee Nation)
Haskell Indian Nations University, Kansas, USA

Tribal Colleges and Universities: Fostering Difficult Dialogues Regarding the Use of Indigenous Knowledges (IKs) in Climate Adaptation Policies and Programs

 

 

 

 

Side-events:

 1. Firing up for Climate – Traditional Fire Management Tackling Climate Change (Organized by: United Nations University and the Kimberley Land Council)



Speakers Title of presentations
Emily GERRARD
Allens, Australia
Non-state partner engagement: benefits beyond carbon. Private sector involvement in biodiversity, cultural and carbon projects
Ari GORRING
Kimberley Land Council
Traditional fire management: Indigenous people leading climate mitigation
Nolan HUNTER
Kimberley Land Council
Cultural Conservation Economies: A new picture for Indigenous Livelihoods
Sam JOHNSTON
United Nations University
The global potential of indigenous fire management: how ancient practice is contributing to emissions reductions, biodiversity and sustainable development worldwide
Vicky TAULI-CORPUZ
UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Traditional Fire Management helping Indigenous People Promote Respect for their Rights in International Diplomacy

 

 

 2. Connecting diverse knowledge systems for resilience in mountain and forest biocultural systems (Organized by: ANDES, IIED, SwedBio at Stockholm Resilience Centre, Tebtebba Foundation and PASD)



Speakers Title of presentations

Alejandro ARGUMEDO
ANDES, Peru

The Walking Workshop methodology and the International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples (INMIP) as examples of MEB in practice; INMIP vision and objectives
Florence DAGUITAN
Tebtebba Foundation, Philippines
Rice Culture Innovations through mobilization of traditional knowledge. A case of Traditional Knowledge and Science Connections through a MEB approach, for enhanced ecosystem governance and climate adaptation, and for strengthening indigenous communities' biocultural systems 
Pernilla MALMER
SwedBio at Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden
Equity and reciprocity creates synergies across knowledge systems: the Multiple Evidence Base approach 
Krystyna SWIDERSKA
IIED
Summary of the outcomes of the recent INMIP learning exchange in Tajikistan: Climate change impacts and biocultural heritage-based responses; the Tuggoz Declaration and recommendations for COP21 negotiators.
Prasert TRAKANSUPHAKON
PASD, Thailand
Rotational Farming in Northern Thailand. Traditional Governance and Management Systems' Contribution to Food Security, Biocultural Diversity and Carbon Sequestration. MEB piloting in practice and links to INMIP network; inclusive rotational farming, climate change impacts and responses based on biocultural heritage

 

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