The authors would like to thank the International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests, the Forest Peoples Programme, and the International Working Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) for their valuable support in the preparation of the original version of this work. In particular the authors would like to thank Patricia Borraz (Almaciga - Spain) and Sabine Schielmann (INFOE - Germany) for their invaluable support in making the guide available in Spanish. The author swould also like to thank members of the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity and the Communications Committee for their encouragement in preparing this work. The views expressed are the authors' own and responsibility for any errors and omissions rests with the authors.


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