Trust Fund 2011

Trust Fund4On 12 to 13 May 2011, the Bureau of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, acting as the Advisory Group for the projects for the Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, met to consider projects proposals received by the Secretariat for funding from the Trust Fund on Indigenous Issues Small Grants Programme in accordance with General Assembly resolution 59/174 of 22 December 2004.



The following projects were selected for funding in the 2011 round:

Country Name of project Organization
Argentina Escuela itinerante de formación en socioeconomia solidaria Asociación Civil Pro Patagonia
Bangladesh Raising Indigenous Voice through Media Centre for Communication and Development (CCD)
Belize Building capacity and increasing opportunity for cacao and coffee growing families in southern Belize Ya’axché Conservation Trust
Bolivia Planificacion territorial de la region guarani del Itika Guasu Equipo de Apoyo al Pueblo Guarani (EAPG)
Cameroon Project de valorisation du droit a la citoyenneté des populations pygmées de Bipindi Mengbwa: Actions Jeunes (MAJE)
Canada Best Practices in Intergenerational Language Transmission Anishinaabek, Mushkegowuk, Onkwehonwe Language Commission of Ontario
Canada Treaty 8 Indigenous Games Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta
Congo Programme d’Appui aux Pygmees et de lutte contre le VIH/Sida au village Vungba AFIA SANTE
Ecuador Sustainable social and economic development for women of the Tsa’chila culture of Ecuador Fundacion Yanapuma
Malaysia Mapping of traditional land territory of the Penan tribe in Long Jaik village in Belaga District, Sarawak, Malaysia Institut Pribumi Malaysia Sarawak
Russian Federation Suicide among indigenous people of Siberia: catastrophe, causes and prevention Buryatia State University
Samoa This is My Village: Enabling the Voices of Pasifika Pasifika Foundation Hawai’i (PFH) in partnership with Pasifika Media Association (PasiMA)
Tanzania Climate change education to Maasai communities in Kilosa district Morogoro, Tanzania Tanzania Youth Environmental Network (TAYEN)
Uganda Conflict resolution and community action for the Batwa empowerment project Gender Equality and Women Empowerment for Development (GWEFODE)
Venezuela Fortalecer el papel cultural de la mujer indígena en la promoción y conservación del idioma Baniwa en el estado Amazonas-Venezuela. Asociación de Pueblos Indígenas de Venezuela (APIVEN)
Vietnam Empowering Muong women and girls affected by domestic violence in Thanh Hoi commune of Tan Lac District, Hoa Binh Province in Vietnam Center for Studies and Applied Sciences in Gender, Family, Women and Adolescents (CSAGA)