PROGRAMS & PROJECTS.
IMPACT'S work targets seven key thematic areas, all pertaining to Indigenous Peoples' well-being and environmental conservation.
Human rights, lobby and advocacy
Advancing Indigenous Peoples' rights at the regional, national and international level, focusing on the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
Strengthening pastoralist communities' capacity to map, manage and share their resources in a sustainable and inclusive manner.
Land rights and natural resource governance
Building communities' capacity to defend their rights within large-scale projects occurring on their land, as well as their access to associated benefits
Institutional capacity development
Peace building and conflict transformation
Providing a platform for peace-building initiatives and including communities in forums, both at the county and national levels
adaptation and resilience
Collaborating with various stakeholders in designing polices, plans and legislation focusing on increasing communities' resilience and ability to manage risk
Livelihoods and economic empowerment
Improving the economic conditions of local initiatives through the development of alternative sources of livelihood
Research and Documentation
Conducting research on various topics related to environmental conservation and collaborating with international scholars and universities