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Wild meat and food security
30 Jan 2017

Wild meat and food security

Bushmeat use contributes to food security in forested regions of Colombia. As many other wild foods, bushmeat is part of people\'s culture and culinary tradition.
Wild meat, between legitimity and illegality
30 Jan 2017

Wild meat, between legitimity and illegality

Despite being illegal, bushmeat trade is a reality that contributes to many people\'s livelihoods. Bushmeat trade in Colombia only occurs at a relatively local scale, with the surplus being sold in the village or sent to the nearest town. Urban indigenous people consume bushmeat and consider this as their ancestral right that cannot be removed from them just because they have adopted a urban lifestyle.
Wild meat and its cultural importance
30 Jan 2017

Wild meat and its cultural importance

Bushmeat use contributes to food security in forested regions of Colombia. As many other wild foods, bushmeat is part of people\'s culture and culinary tradition.
Wild meat threatened by deforestation and mining
30 Jan 2017

Wild meat threatened by deforestation and mining

Chaotic and illegal gold mining is a major threat to forests and to biodiversity in some regions of the country. Gold mining empties forests and river. People have nothing to fish, nor to hunt, and this has clear implications on the food security of people living close to gold mining areas.
Future solutions: Recognizing local and traditional knowledge
30 Jan 2017

Future solutions: Recognizing local and traditional knowledge

Despite being illegal, bushmeat trade is a reality that contributes to many people\'s livelihoods. Bushmeat trade in Colombia only occurs at a relatively local scale, with the surplus being sold in the village or sent to the nearest town. Urban indigenous people consume bushmeat and consider this as their ancestral right that cannot be removed from them just because they have adopted a urban lifestyle.
Let’s talk about bushmeat
27 Oct 2016

Let’s talk about bushmeat

Bushmeat is the meat of wild animals used by humans for food. In this video, Professor John Fa of Manchester Metropolitan University and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) walks viewers through the concept of bushmeat, and the challenges it poses for sustainability of wildlife and sustainability of livelihoods. Learn more about bushmeat at www.cifor.org/bushmeat
Airumaküchi: Hunting for sustainability
09 Jul 2016

Airumaküchi: Hunting for sustainability

Looking at bushmeat hunters in the Columbian Amazon, this video addresses the importance of wildlife for rural ticuna families, including the importance for culture, food security and extra income.

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