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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.
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.
“We could not speak each other’s language, but we understood each other"
By enhancing sustainable use of tropical forests and trees, Tropenbos Suriname contributes to the improvement of livelihoods of people depending on forests and trees.