Who we work with

FPP partners with the following indigenous peoples' organisations, community groups and NGOs to assist forest peoples in Asia, Africa and Central/South America to secure their rights, develop their own organisations and negotiate with governments and companies to determine how economic development and conservation are best achieved on their lands.

Actions pour les Droits, l’Environnement et la Vie (ADEV)

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

ADEV, is a not-for-profit and non-governmental environmental and human rights organisation based in the town of Boma in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and works throughout the country’s Bas-Congo province.

Amerindian Peoples’ Association (APA)

Guyana

The Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) is a non-governmental Indigenous Peoples organisation in Guyana. It is primarily an advocacy organisation that seeks to promote and defend the rights of the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana. 

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation (AIPP)

Asia & the Pacific

The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) is a regional organisation founded in 1988 by indigenous peoples' movements and established its Secretariat in 1992. It is committed to the cause of promoting and defending indigenous peoples' rights and human rights as a whole.

Asian Indigenous Women's Network (AIWN)

Asia & the Pacific

The Asian Indigenous Women’s Network (AIWN) was formed in 1993 during the First Conference of Asian Indigenous Women in response to the common experiences of discrimination as women, as indigenous peoples and based on socio-economic class.

Association OKANI

Cameroon

OKANI is a community-based indigenous NGO located in the East Region of Cameroon in Africa, staffed by a small team and governed by a committee of Baka peoples composed of: a chairperson, treasurer, project managers and secretary elected from member communities during the gene

Cercle pour la defense de l'environnement (CEDEN)

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Cercle pour la defense de l'environnement (Circle for the Defence of the Environment) - CEDEN, is a Congolese legal NGO created in 2003, based in the La Gombe district of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Epistema

Indonesia

Epistema Institute is a research and knowledge management centre on law, society and the environment established by Epistema Foundation on 1 September 2010 in Jakarta. 

Gemawan Institute

Indonesia

Lembaga Gemawan (Gemawan Institute) is an NGO in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, established since 1999 and  focusing on empowering local communities and developing advocacy towards social justice.

Green Advocates

Liberia

Green Advocates (the Association of Environmental Lawyers of Liberia) is Liberia’s first and only public interest environmental law organisation dedicated to: Advancing human rights protection and advocacy through sound environmental practices, and giving voice to rural, indig