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IIED | Protecting Indigenous lands: lessons from Chile

In this article by IIED (International Institute for Environment and Development), the Chilean NGO Observatorio Ciudadano shares their story on how they are supporting Indigenous Peoples to combine Human Rights Impact Assessments with investment chain mapping to hold international mining companies accountable. The article shows how these two tools are complementary and help to explain which rights are being violated, which actors are involved, increasing the chance of making an impact.

Read more about the case study here. This case study is part of IIED’s work to assist communities to seek legal redress for land rights violation

Image top of page: The Colla are pastoralists who migrate with their livestock through the high Andean valleys (Photo: Gerardo Berrocal ADKIMVN/Observatorio Ciudadano, CC BY 4.0)