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From timber to tourists: Community transformation in Samar Island

“Illegal logging – that is the large scale logging done by big companies. What we did here is not logging. We cut trees to sell to sawmill so that we could have money to buy food and other necessities for our family.” So says Eugene Igdalino, a resident of Samar and former harvester and transporter more

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Empowered Philippine tribes preserve nature, prevent conflict

At the slopes of one of the highest mountain ranges in the Southern Philippines, two local tribesmen couldn’t contain the pride in their eyes and contentment in their hearts. Early in January 2013, residents in their Indigenous Community Conserved Area (ICCA) witnessed not just the physical construcmore

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Amelia Supetran

Team Leader
Energy and Environment
Email: amelia.supetran@undp.org
Phone number: (632) 9010224
Fax Numbers: (632) 9010200, (632) 8897177