FILTER CHOSEN: 3. Diverse tenure systems.

Policy briefs

Corollary to the main policy of the Philippine Constitution on linking land ownership and use to equitable distribution of wealth and a balanced ecology are the progressive asset reform laws on the alienation of lands and their use, resource conservation and protection, and recognition of the rights of farmers, indigenousRead More

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Recognizing the importance of the Anti-Poverty Program of the Office of the Vice President (OVP), National Engagement Strategy (NES) in the Philippines met with Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Gerona Robredo on 22 August 2017 to explore possibilities of partnerships with the initiatives of the NES platform. NES Philippines believesRead More

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Land governance in the Philippines remains a big challenge as land deprivation, problematic land information and valuation data, complex and tedious bureaucractic processes, overlapping tenurial policies, highly sectoral approach in addressing land issues, and absence of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms worsen the presence state of the issue. These multi-faceted concernsRead More

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Jaybee Garganera of ATM leading the mobilization in front of the DENR Office. Photo by Denise Musni.

Environmental groups marched to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Central Office on 20 July 2017 to urge the government to take actions on neglected environmental policies from President Rodrigo Duterte’s Philippine Development Plan. The march[1] – dubbed as “Malasakit sa Tao at Kalikasan, Igiit at Ipaglaban! AMMB, NLUA atRead More

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