A critical mass of support and action is what can defend ICCAs and make them emerge in any given country. Communication, negotiations and advocacy are more likely to succeed when backed by a well organized and coordinated network of support.

Types of ICCA networks
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Current national ICCA Networks associated with the Consortium

Country Name of the Network  Type of Network
Africa – Democratic Republic of Congo Alliance  Nationale d’Appui et de promotion des Aires du Patrimoine Autochtone et Communautaire en République Démocratique du Congo – ANAPAC-RDC  Federation
Africa – Madagascar Tafo Mihaavo and MIHARI  Federations
Asia – The Philippines Bukluran ng mga Pamayanang Nangangalaga sa Kalikasan – Bukluran Inc.  Federation
Asia – Indonesia Working Group on ICCAs in Indonesia – WGII  Working Group – the Members include: the alliance of Indigenous Peoples of Indonesia (AMAN), BRWA, HuMa, JKPP, KIARA, NTFP-EP, PUSAKA, Sawit Watch, WHALI and WWF Indonesia
Asia – Vietnam National Learning Group of ICCAs in Vietnam The members include: People and Nature Reconciliation (Pan Nature), Department of Nature Conservation (DONC) – Viet Nam Forest Administration (VNFOREST), Fauna and Flora International (FFI), Centre for Sustainable Development in Mountainous Areas (CSDM),Research Centre for Forests and Wetlands (FORWET)
Asia – Taiwan Taiwan Indigenous Conserved Territories Union – TICTU  Federation
Asia – China China ICCA Working Group Working group comprising seven ICCA Consortium Honorary members in China, along with representatives from two Members: Shan shui Conservation Center and Guangxi Biodiversity Research and Conservation Association (BRC), and strongly supported by GEF SGP China.
Asia – Nepal ICCA Network Nepal  Association (informal)
Asia – Iran UNINOMAD and UNICAMEL  Federations
Europe – Spain Iniciativa Comunales  Formal association
Latin America – Guatemala Consorcio TICCA de Guatemala  Federation
Latin America – Bolivia Consorcio TICCA Bolivia  Working group