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.

Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI)

United States of America

The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) is a diverse coalition of development organisations dedicated to advancing the land and resource rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities.

Samdhana Institute


Formed in 2003, the Samdhana Institute offers an institutional home and living community for those who wish to devote more of their time and energy to the work they are committed to and mentor the next generation.

Sawit Watch


Sawit Watch was established in 1998, investigating the large Indonesian forest and land fires in 1997/1998. It has 143 individual members and works in 17 provinces.


Scale Up (Sustainable Social Development Partnership)

Sustainable Social Development Partnership (Scale Up) is an independent institution established to motivate the development of accountable and sustainable social development through dynamic partnerships between civil society, the government and the private sector for the creat



SETARA Jambi is is a non-government organisation established as a response to concern about ecological destruction, the exclusion of local and indigenous communities as well as palm farmers from natural resource management and expansion of large-scale palm plantations threaten

Social Entrepreneurs for Sustainable Development (SESDev)


Social Entrepreneurs for Sustainable Development (SESDev) is a local non-governmental organisation founded in 2009 that works on issues relating to natural resources governance. We work to monitor the impacts of resource extraction on human rights and the environment.

South Central People's Development Organisation (SCPDA)


SCPDA was started in 1992 by a group of head teachers who saw the need to upgrade local teachers for the better delivery of teaching services within the South Central area and was originally named the South Central Indigenous Peoples Association (SCIPA).

Sustainable Development Institute (SDI)


The Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) works to transform decision-making processes of natural resource management so the benefits are shared equally.

Union de Pueblos de la Nacion Diaguita


The Union of Peoples of the Diaguita Nation in Tucumán (UPNDT) is an initiative that seeks to unify the efforts of the different communities in their work for cultural revaluation, organisation, socioeconomic growth of its members, access to basic services and fundamentally th

United Organisation for Batwa Development in Uganda (UOBDU)


In 2000 the Batwa organized themselves and formed their own organisation, the United Organisation for Batwa Development in Uganda (UOBDU).  Its aim is to support Batwa in south west Uganda to address their land problems and help them develop sustainable alternative livelihoods.  Through its Batwa members, UOBDU has identified four key areas it hopes to address including:

Unnayan Onneshan


Our mission is to advance science-led independent research, evidence-based new approaches to public policies, innovative alternative solutions on the ground, and empowering capacity building and community-based management for contributing towards progressive social transformat