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Impact Stories

Protecting Watersheds and Ancestral Domain

Posted on February 6, 2015

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) came out with its Administrative Order No. 02 in 1992, which provides for the recognition of the indigenous people's rights over their ancestral domain, several indigenous peoples’ communities from various parts of the Philippines submitted petitions for their Certificate of Ancestral Domain Claim (CADC).


Marine Protected Areas as the Lifeblood of KAMADA Activities

Posted on January 29, 2015

Danajon Bank is one of only six double barrier reefs in the world and the only one in the Philippines. This area therefore has global ecological significance. Here, FPE engaged the local POs in a capacity-building project that enabled local fisherfolk to become partners in maintaining its natural richness.


Building a Social Fence Around the Mountain

Posted on January 12, 2015

The “social fence” around Mts. Banahaw-San Cristobal composed of POs and other stakeholders protects the park in many ways, even in the absence of national law.


Whispers from the Sea

Posted on December 16, 2014

Face-to-face communication is the most effective channel of communication. Interpersonal communication offers the advantages of intimacy, interactivity, and immediate feedback. Filipino and various Philippine languages are high-context languages and hence the nonverbal component is both essential and dominant.


Thinking Outside the (Non-Renewable) Box

Posted on November 19, 2014

With the scourge of climate change and environmental degradation becoming more apparent, calls for a shift in policy frameworks, development paradigms, and lifestyles become ever more urgent. These global problems are increasingly felt nationally and locally.


Changing Campus Landscapes

Posted on November 10, 2014

The school is many places; it serves many purposes. It is the matrix wherein a child develops physically, intellectually and socially into a more mature and learned young person. It is a second home for students and teachers alike.

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