Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, a Mbororo pastoralist from Chad, President of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad (AFPAT) and is currently serving as a Member of the UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues and UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocate.

FACES OF LIVING HERITAGE: Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

9 August 2020 – Chad,

Celebrating indigenous peoples’ living heritage on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is an indigenous woman from the Mbororo pastoralist community in Chad. As nomadic cattle herders residing in the far west of the country near Lake Chad, her community have developed an array of practices and representations and weather forecasting knowledge, based on their interactions, over generations, with their living environment.


One of the last projects approved

Financial assistance

  • Namibia
  • Financial assistance : $ 100,000 +
  • Implementation dates : 03/10/2019 - 03/10/2019
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ICH inscribed on UNESCO lists

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