A critical mass of support and action can defend ICCAs and support their emergence 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