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.
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.
In 1992, a group of headteachers saw the need to train local teachers to improve the standard of education within the South Central area of Guyana. In order to do this, they set up the South Central Indigenous Peoples Association (SCIPA).
The Wapichan people and their ancestors have occupied and used the whole area that they call Wapichan wiizi in the Southern part of Guyana for generations.
The Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) works to transform decision-making processes of natural resource management so the benefits are shared equally.
Transformasi untuk Keadilan Indonesia (TuK INDONESIA) is an NGO based in Jakarta that works on the environmental, natural resource and human rights impacts of development in Indonesia.
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
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:
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