The Indigenous Peoples’ Foundation for Education and Environment (IPF) was officially established on 3 November 2005 in Thailand, registration number Chor Mor. 0027/2548, by a joint effort of indigenous peoples’ leaders and local academics.
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.
Institut Dayakologi is a non-governmental organisation that works to revitalise and support the restitution of Dayak identity and culture.
Inter Mountain Peoples Education and Culture in Thailand Association or IMPECT is an indigenous non-governmental development organisation founded and staffed entirely by representatives of the indigenous groups and networks involved in the Association.
The International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB) was formed During the III Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP III) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in November 1996.
IWGIA is an international human rights organisation staffed by specialists and advisers on indigenous affairs.
The Indigenous Peoples Network of Malaysia or Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) is the umbrella network for 21 community-based non-governmental organisations that have indigenous peoples' issues as the focus.
The People's Coalition for Fisheries Justice (KIARA) is a non-governmental organization established in 2003.
The Lawyers’ Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP) was registered under the Institution Registration Act 1967 in 1995.
National Indigenous Women's Federation (NIWF) is a Kathmandu based umbrella organisation of Adivasi Janajati (Indigenous Nationalities) specifically women's organisations.
PACOS Trust is a community-based organisation (CBO) dedicated to supporting indigenous communities in Sabah, Malaysia. Although only registered under the Trustees Ordinance (Sabah) in 1997, it has been actively involved with communities since 1987 as a different legal entity.
PUSAKA was established in 2002 by local activists who have extensive experience in advocacy activities for indigenous peoples’ rights and popular education.
Réseau CREF’s motto is: ‘forest ecosystems for the benefit of mankind’