Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program (OPDP) began as an association in 1999 constituting of Ogiek elders, opinion leaders, farmers and professionals who consolidated ideas on how o emancipate the Ogiek Community from oppression and suppression imposed by past and present regimes.
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.
The Awajun and Wampis peoples of El Cenepa are formally organized in four local organizations: the Aguaruna-Huambisa Council, ODECOFROC, ODECOAC and ODECINAC.
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’
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.
Sabah Environmental Protection Association was mooted after the June 1982 Civic Consciousness Program undertaken by the Department of National Unity Sabah.
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 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.
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) 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.
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).