community base monitoring and information systems
Through the community base monitoring and information systems (CBMIS), Lelewal has carried seminars, workshops, field survey and communities mapping in order to provide data and evidence of the existence of changes within the community set up and community forest. The five major components of CBMIS which are Land, territories and resources; Traditional knowledge; Traditional governance, Full and effective participation; Human rights and to an extend demography, has help communities members to do survey and mapping of their communities and resource inventory. CBMIS Teams were created in some indigenous peoples communities responsible for data gathering and documentation of changes within their communities set up and their territories and resources.
Through the CBMIS Lelewal has been able to trained around five hundred community leader since 2014 and will continue doing these trainings especially training youths to produce a generation of conscience indigenous leaders’ on conservation and sustainable management of natural resources with effective implementation of the objectives of United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Convention on Biodiversity (CBD).