Linking project knowledge to policy engagement

June 2, 2020

Linking project knowledge to policy engagement Knowledge management and policy engagement are both high on IFAD’s agenda, however, I always struggled to find actual ways of effectively linking one to the other. The IFAD Country Office in the Philippines has developed over the years a process to make this happen: the Knowledge Learning Market and […]


IP leaders use advocacy maps to show how Kaliwa Dam will impact them

July 17, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A Dumagat woman in Barangay Daraitan in Tanay, Rizal, was speaking before a group of visitors. Her blonde hair was neatly tied up. Her lips, red with lipstick. She said she didn’t look like a katutubo (tribe member). But she is, in her heart, through and through. Her name is Nila Grace Ouano, and […]


Farmers’ group dismayed with strong showing of anti-farmer, anti-people Senatorial candidates

May 15, 2019

Farmers’ group dismayed with strong showing of anti-farmer, anti-people Senatorial candidates Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA), a national federation of farmers organizations expressed its grave dismay over the strong showing of PDP-Laban and Hugpong ng Pagbabago Candidates including real estate developer and land converter Cynthia Villar, and staunch defender of the Aurora Pacific […]


NCIP caves in to demands of Dumagat-Remontado on Kaliwa Dam after weeklong camp

March 8, 2019

NCIP caves in to demands of Dumagat-Remontado on Kaliwa Dam after weeklong camp 08 March 2019 Contact: Mel Alamo-0906 013 0491 On March 4, leaders of the Dumagat-Remontado tribe began to camp outside the Region IV office of the National Commission for Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) to demand the postponement of the initial community consultations for […]