Resumen del evento: Lanzamiento global del Earth Defenders Toolkit – Parte 2

Recientemente compartimos una descripción general del evento de lanzamiento global del Earth Defenders Toolkit (kit de herramientas para defensores de la tierra) que tubo lugar el 14 de julio. Esta semana, nos sumergimos en algunos de los testimonios compartidos en el evento por nuestros socios.    Vea la grabación del evento en inglés: La Amazonía ecuatoriana  […]

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Event Recap: Africa Forum for Earth Defenders

On July 21st, Digital Democracy, Natural Justice and Oxfam hosted the Africa Forum for Earth Defenders. This two-hour virtual event brought together over 120 participants, primarily earth defenders from across the African continent, to share stories of work they are doing on the frontlines, and highlight new tools and strategies that help put power in the hands of local communities.

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Resumen del evento: Lanzamiento global del Earth Defenders Toolkit (Kit de herramientas para defensores de la tierra)

El 14 de julio de 2021, Digital Democracy, junto con los co-anfitriones Alianza Ceibo, Amazon Frontlines y Oxfam, organizó un evento de lanzamiento global para Earth Defenders Toolkit, un espacio de colaboración para defensores de la tierra y sus aliados.  Este evento virtual de dos horas reunió a más de 160 participantes de todo el […]

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(Mongabay) Sharing solutions: How a digital toolkit is strengthening Indigenous voices

By Caitlin Looby on 2 August 2021. Crossposted from Mongabay. The Earth Defenders Toolkit is a growing collection of apps, resources and blogs where Indigenous peoples and their allies can come together to connect and mobilize. The goals of the toolkit are to support local autonomy, allowing Indigenous communities to maintain ownership of data and reduce the […]

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Lanzamiento de Earth Defenders Toolkit, 14 de julio

En todo el planeta, los pueblos indígenas y las comunidades locales están al frente de la protección de los bosques, pastizales y otros ecosistemas fundamentales, de las amenazas ambientales. A menudo lo hacen con un riesgo extremo para su seguridad personal y sin apoyo externo. Únase a nosotros el 14 de julio para celebrar el […]

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Foro Africano para Defensores de la Tierra – evento virtual 21 de julio

En todo el continente africano, las comunidades locales están trabajando juntas para proteger sus bosques, sabanas, desiertos y costas de amenazas externas e industrias extractivas.  El 21 de julio, Natural Justice, Oxfam y Digital Democracy convocarán conjuntamente el Foro de África para Defensores de la Tierra, un evento virtual de dos horas para reunir a […]

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Lanzamiento completo de Earth Defenders Toolkit

Hoy es el lanzamiento completo de Earth Defenders Toolkit, un espacio de colaboración para defensores de la tierra y sus aliados. El kit de herramientas proporciona una colección creciente de recursos y materiales de capacitación para las comunidades en la primera línea de la lucha por defender ecosistemas críticos en todo el mundo, y redes […]

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EDToolkit Seed bank 🌱: Training in digital tools should be accompanied by training in basic tech literacy

To remedy the high learning curve that comes with understanding information technology, trainings focused on using a digital tool should be accompanied by training in basic tech literacy focused on components of this broader ecosystem in which the tool lives.

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EDToolkit Seed bank 🌱: Figuring out how to get started: the territory as a point of departure

A common theme that has come out of conversations with partners about earth defender needs is figuring out where and how to get started. Many earth defender communities are aware of the emerging threats or problems within their community or their lands, but are less sure about what kind of actions to take, and rarely start directly from the point of view of wanting to make a map or conducting monitoring. Instead, it may be necessary to start thinking more broadly and to ground the conversation in something central to the lifeworld of the community: the territory.

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EDToolkit Seed bank 🌱: Mapping can be an effective way to teach and strengthen information technology skills

In our research and years of accompanying partner communities in using digital technologies, we have found that mapping can be one of the most effective ways of building skills in using technology, because mapping already involves something that community members already have quite a lot of knowledge about: the territory, lands, and waters.

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