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About the ICCA Registry

The ICCA Registry website is an online information platform for Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas, where communities themselves provide data, case studies, maps, photos and stories which result in useful statistics and analysis on featured ICCAs around the world.

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The Pueblo Arhuaco is located in northern Colombia, in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (SNSM) mountain range. In the Arhuaco Indigenous Reserve of the Sierra Nevada there are 54 settlements. Three of them are are included in this ICCA registration: Gun Aruwun, Ikarwa and Seykun. They are located in the area of Cesar, Gun Aruwun and Ikarwa in the Tropical Dry Forest, in the Guatapurí river basin (traditionally known as the Dwamuriwa River) and Seykun on the Tropical Humid Forest, in the El Di...

Arhuaco Indigenous Reserve of the Sierra Nevada Colombia

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ICCA Data Manual

A new manual has been released to support communities, indigenous peoples and those who work with them to register their ICCAs. The manual describes things to consider before registering, how to register, and what to expect afterwards.

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ICCA Toolkit

The ICCA Registry website is an online information platform for Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas, where communities themselves provide data, case studies, maps, photos and stories which result in useful statistics and analysis on featured ICCAs around the world.

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ICCA Registry Partners

The ICCA Registry has a number of key funders and partners working at the local to international level, simultaneously seeking to provide support and recognition to ICCAs.