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The Philippines: The Ikalahan Community of Imugan, Santa Fe, Nueva Vizacaya, Northern Luzon: Threats and Responses

The Ikalahan are an indigenous people in the province of Nueva Vizcaya in Northeast Philippines. The Ikalahan ancestral domain covers some of the mountain ranges of the Cordillera and Caraballo, comprising mountain forests and farm lands with high levels of biodiversity. The Ikalahan have learned valuable lessons in their so far successful efforts to protect their territory from mining companies.

read here their Grassroots discussion report: the Ikhalahan Community of Imugan, Santa Fe, Nueva Vizcaya, Northern Luzon, Philippines: Threats to ICCAs and Community Responses – The Ikhalahan experience, July 2012

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