Paralegal Training on Environmental Laws and Policies

The Paralegal Training on Environmental Laws and Policies was conducted last April 9-12, 2013 at Poblacion Kulaman, Senator Ninoy Aquino, Sultan Kudarat in partnership with Tanggol Kalikasan. It was attended by more than 70 Manobo Dulangan bantay-gubat volunteers and barangay officials. The training aims to 1) Capacitate community IP leaders, barangay LGU officials on basic […]

3rd General Assembly of the B’laan-Manobo Kagamfun De Tana

The B’laan-Manobo Kagamfun De Tana (BLAMAKADETA), an organization of indigenous peoples (IPO) primarily composed of the B’laan and Manobo tribes occupying the ancestral domain delineated for these two tribes conducted their 3rd General Assembly last March 15-16, 2013 at Sitio Kolambog, Barangay Datalbukay. It was participated by 182 individual tribal members and some non-indigenous peoples […]

Davao NGOs form “SAGUP MINDANAO” to support relief efforts for Typhoon Pablo; targets un-served communities

On December 4, 2012, Mindanao experienced the wrath of a super typhoon (Bopha/Pablo) hitting the island for the first time. As of today, there are over 600 reported deaths, and hundreds still missing. We are particularly concerned with reports of hundreds killed and unaccounted for in mining sites throughout the area. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands […]