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Welcome to the global ICCA Registry

Learn about ICCAs (indigenous peoples' and community conserved territories and areas).

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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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Latest case study

Daweishan Community Protected Area (CPA) is located in Yunnan Province, China. It is a place of vital importance to the Yi and Miao people, where they can practice their unique culture and traditions, inherently linked to the biodiversity of the area. This biodiversity is significant: the CPA is located in one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots, the Indo-Burma hotspot. Since the CPA is mountainous, the local forests vary with altitude, encompassing humid rainforest, montane rainforest, mons...

Daweishan Community Protected Area China

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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.