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Indigenous Peoples and Community-Conserved Areas

Where are Indigenous Peoples Distributed in the Philippines?

Posted on February 19, 2014

Filipinos’ indigenous roots come in a very diverse range. Over a hundred ethnolinguistic groups comprise the ancestry of the Philippines, mirroring to a great extent the precious biological and ecological variety that the country’s 7,000-strong islands boast.

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Stewards of the Sacred Land: Indigenous Peoples and Community Conserved Areas

Posted on February 19, 2014

FPE, in its mission to pursue and spark holistic and lasting change in the field of biodiversity conservation and sustainable development (BCSD) in the Philippines, utilizes a participatory and comprehensive knowledge-based approach to decision-making as well as to actual implementation and execution of programs and projects.

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International Commitments on Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Welfare

Posted on February 19, 2014

In an increasingly globally connected world, staying in touch with cultural and historical “roots,” so to speak, has become ever more critical in the preservation of national identity.

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Indigenous Community-Conserved Areas

Posted on February 19, 2014

What constitutes an indigenous community conservation area (ICCA)? What makes them important to the biodiversity agenda of the Philippines? The answers to these questions were discussed insightfully by Mr. Dave de Vera, Executive Director of the Philippine Association for Intercultural Development (PAFID), with members of the FPE’s Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) in May 2013 during FPE’s National RAC-Partners Meeting.

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