The Place of Indigenous Communities | Published by ILEPA, Kenya | December 2015

Historically there has been very minimal / lack of deliberate, proactive, transparent, and robust participatory engagement between Indigenous Peoples and government agencies, development actors during development project and natural resource management. Due to the negative consequence of lack of participatory development within IPs’ territories, international human rights mechanism, including the United Nations system arising from agitation from IPs, have established the concept of Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) which provides deliberate measures to facilitate full and effective participation of IPs in any project and actions taken within their lands.

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