In an en banc resolution, the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) denounced the use of the term 'Lumad.' Lumad is a term for non-Moro indigenous peoples in Mindanao. According to the resolution, "the term lumad was chosen to control the identification of...
Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center (LRC)
The Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center-Kasama sa Kalikasan/Friends of the Earth Philippines (LRC-KsK/FoE Phils.) is organized and registered as a non-stock, non-profit, non-partisan, cultural, scientific and research organization. Established in December 7, 1987, it started actual operations in February 1988.
LRC-Kasama sa Kalikasan is the Philippine member of Friends of the Earth.
LRC works for the recognition and protection of the rights of indigenous peoples and upland rural poor communities to land and other natural resources. The Center seeks to bridge the gap between the informal articulation of the aspirations of these marginalized communities on the one hand, and the formal, technical, bureaucratic and legal language used by the state.
To accomplish its goals, LRC-KsK maintains the following programs: Research and Policy Development, Direct Legal Services, and Campaigns Support.
Friends of the Earth Philippines / The Legal Rights & Natural Resources Center-Kasama sa Kalikasan
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Contact: Friends of the Earth Philippines / The Legal Rights & Natural Resources Center-Kasama sa Kalikasan
Renewable energy is necessary to end carbon dependence. However, it can also be harnessed merely to power the same economic systems and development pathways. In fact, like fossil fuels, it can be implicated in the displacement and marginalization of indigenous...
From Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center (LRC)/Friends of the Earth Philippines As the Bangsamoro edges closer to its long-held aspiration for full autonomy, non-Moro Indigenous Peoples (NMIPs) are in danger of becoming a "minority within a minority." In the...