Indigenous Peoples’ Participation in Forest Resource Management: A Case in Palawan, Philippines
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Indigenous Peoples’ Participation in Forest Resource Management: A Case in Palawan, Philippines

  The Philippines has been adamant about protecting its natural resources. Through the years, several legislations have been enacted to safeguard the country’s biodiversity. In 1997, the Government enacted the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA), which devolves some resource management rights to indigenous peoples in approved ancestral domains. However, conflicts between the Government and indigenous … Continue reading