“Only social movements can address social change” - Santiago, on women’s involvement in public spaces, said that. Having worked with indigenous and Muslim women most of her life, she said “if by tradition, women and girls are designated to set the family dining table, then another table has been put up to which can be attributed some of the successful stages of the talks, the peace table is set-up and put into strategic position by the women themselves.”
Payment for ecosystem services connects urban community with indigenous people
In 2011, Typhoon Washi devastated the city of Cagayan de Oro and prompted institutions to employ sustainable mechanisms for disaster risk reduction and management. One of the projects introduced was the Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES), an alternative sustainable financial mechanism, in Mt....
NES Philippines is online! Stay tuned with their latest news
Friday, 2nd December 2016
Philippines’s National Engagement Strategy (NES) has recently launched a website to promote its activities – http://ilc-nes.ph/. It features stories and campaigns involving farmers, fisher folks, and Indigenous Peoples claiming access to and control of land and other natural resources. Also available on the website there are documents, reports and materials produced by the multi-stakeholder platform.
This is the first blogpost from ILC's "We Feed the Planet" Series. Youth from around the globe, including ILC members and staff, gathered in Milan from October 3rd to 6th to bring the voices of young farmers, fishers, producers and food professionals to Expo 2015. This is their story...