The Role of Indigenous Peoples in Khabarovsk Territory Economy

Lead Author Alexey, Romanov
Institution Contact Far Eastern State Transport University, 680021, 47, Seryshev Str., Khabarovsk, Russia
Co-Authors Odzyal Ljubov, The Association of Indigenous Peoples of the Khabarovsk Territory, Russia
Theme Theme 3: Local and Traditional Knowledge
Session Name 3.2 Local and traditional knowledge in supporting business and community development in indigenous regions of the North
Presentation Type Poster
Abstract text Active economical activity in the Arctic has a direct impact not only on region’s ecology and biodiversity, but also to the people, mainly living in the area. Today the question of involvement of people living traditional way in to the economic processes of the Northern regions for the sustainable development of their communities is one of the main issues in Arctic.
Nine major indigenous people’s communities reside in the Khabarovsk Territory, are engaged in economic activity, including extraction and processing of water biological resources, wood, tourism, production of traditional goods and objects of art.
This work gives you the analysis of the indicators of economic activities of indigenous peoples, understanding of the dynamics of its changes in the today’s economic reality. Contribution of the communities in the economy of the Khabarovsk Territory evaluated and "unique" market segments, given by the state to indigenous peoples for development are also described.
In addition, the main directions of long-term projects, planned for implementation for indigenous people’s communities in cooperation with the Government of Russian Federation are given.