Mapping Waorani Territory: Update from the Ecuadorian Amazon

Last month our newest team member, Aliya Ryan, joined the Waorani territory mapping team in the Ecuadorian Amazon to present printed territory maps to the Waorani villages of Nemopare and Kiwaro.

Digital Democracy and Coalition Partners Receive Funding to Halt Amazon Deforestation

Digital Democracy, in partnership with a coalition of international partners led by Hivos, Greenpeace and indigenous organizations, is launching a new program aimed at addressing deforestation. The program, All Eyes on the Amazon, has been made possible thanks to a 14.8 million euro contribution from the Dutch National Postcode Lottery’s Dream Fund

Technology Preview: Participatory mapping in the Amazon with Mapeo

Mapeo is an easy-to-use offline mapping app built for our work with indigenous communities in the Amazon and around the world, who asked us for an easier way to create and edit their own maps.

OpenStreetMap Without Servers [Part 1]

We’ve built mapping tools based on OpenStreetMap that work offline and without any server, which indigenous communities in the Amazon are using to create territory maps to defend their ancestral rainforest home from oil drilling, mining and logging.

Join Dd's Mesh Network

We’re launching the Mesh Network, which is our community of allies and supporters who help make our work possible, and who we believe will help ensure our work, projects and area of focus are robust and effective for many years to come.

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