Interview – Rebecca Adamson

Most people assume that conservation groups work very closely with the Indigenous people whose land they aim to conserve and whose interests they often claim to represent. According to Rebecca Adamson, Founder and President of the US-based First Nations Development Institute, this is not the case. Over the last decade, while conservation funding has been increasingly concentrated in the hands of a very few big NGOs, it seems that the two agendas have moved a long way apart. How has this come about, Alliance asked Rebecca Adamson, and what can be done to bring these two important agendas back together?

 
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