Working towards these commitments
Secure Tenure Rights
Strong Small-Scale Farming Systems
Secure territorial rights for Indigenous Peoples
PACOS Trust's mission is to build united, organized and empowered indigenous communities with shared values, expanding life options and viable livelihoods, that are able to manage land and resources sustain ably, uphold inclusive democratic leadership and advocate collective rights.
PACOS Trust has three main goals:
- To ensure that indigenous communities have legal title to their customary land (NCR) and the right to use resources in other traditional areas.
- To strengthen indigenous knowledge systems in the management of natural resources.
- To strengthen positive values, culture, language, and belief systems of indigenous peoples.
A community-based organization dedicated towards supporting indigenous communities in Sabah. PACOS Trust also continues to support a network of indigenous organisations that are fighting for ancestral land claims and their natural resources. PACOS Trust acts as an intermediary between community organisations and foreign entities whether government agencies, private companies or non-governmental organisations (NGO).