Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change Adaptation in Asia
AIPP, 2012

This report examines a series of issues related to indigenous peoples and climate change adaptation, including livelihoods and well-being, indigenous knowledge, access to resources, and engagement in adaptation policies and strategies. It includes two case studies on indigenous adaptation practices and measures: the adaptation practices among the Tangkhul Naga Community in the North Eastern Region of India, and the traditional adaptation practices of Pidlisan-Kankanaeys of Sagada, Mountain Province and Ikalahan-Kalanguya of Caraballo Mountains, Cagayan Valley of the Philippines. It provides an overview of relevant deliberations under the UNFCCC and the CBD, and concludes by making policy recommendations on indigenous peoples and climate change adaptation. Download the report [pdf] …