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Ogiek elders offer conservation skills

Posted Tuesday, July 28 2009 at 21:30


The Ogiek community — the original residents of the Mau Forest Complex — on Tuesday said it was ready to offer its traditional conservation knowledge to save the Mau.


First Nations seeking to cross digital divide (the Straight)

By Stephen Hui, from the Georgia Straight weekly newspaper.

Advocates say broadband access is as crucial to communities as safe roads and clean water.


Discrete Community Mapping in Sudan

On Wednesday July 22, the Abyei Arbitration Council will announce its “Award”at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague. Latest act in a train of events since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) of 2005 by Southern and Northern Sudan.

In 2005, the CPA also created the Abyei Arbitration Tribunal (AAT) which issued a Final and Binding Ruling on the north-south border – which could become an international border following a referendum on Southern Sudan independence slated for 2011.


Villagers learn to use new mapping system

Solomon Star