What must be done?
- Each institution must include the common good as an overriding theme in the discussions on peace, economics, environment, spirituality and leadership in Mindanao. Commitment to the common good as a religious/ethical imperative.
- Develop a leadership institute for indigenous peoples that provides appropriate formation of tribal leaders, empowering them to better address socio-cultural and political issues affecting their respective communities, and capacitating them with technical know-how in dealing with complex issues such as ancestral domain, environmental protection, cultural preservation, among others.
- Work on modules and training programs that address “complex issues such as ancestral domain, environmental protection, cultural preservation, among others.”
- Universities to support studies and researches on the market that provide the basis for the creation of a new economic system anchored on the principles of accountability, transparency, good governance, social justice, environmental responsibility, and the ultimate aspiration for the common good.
- Share collaborative researches or studies on one area e.g. Ligawasan Marsh Study on the environment, peoples, economics, etc. Partner as well with Urios University and willing SUCs (like MSU-IIT).
- Push paradigm shift to make environmental responsibility a cultural imperative.
What has been done?
Mining in Mindanao: Analyzing Stakeholders and Strategic Engagements – (ADDU)
- The five case studies included in the mining research:
- Contestations in the Mountain of Gold: Digging the Cracks in the Tampakan Copper-Gold-Project- the South Cotabato Experience. (by: Rosalinda C. Tomas & Donnabelle G. Celebrado)
- Balabag Exploration Project: Understanding Stakeholders and Analyzing Conflict (by: Regina Junio and Marlone Araneta)
- Gold Mining in Canatuan, Siocon: Conflicts and Rewards (by: Perpy C. Tito)
- Kabkab – Hakot! Nickel Mining in Claver, Surigao del Norte (by: Maria Cecilia Macabudo Ferolin)
- Shifting Corporate Alignments and the Rise of Corporate Lumads in the Diwalwal Mining Site, Compostela Valley, A Mini Case Study (by: Jowel F. Canuday)
- Mining in Mindanao by: Penelope C. Sanz
- Mining And Water Use In South Cotabato And Davao Del Sur
- Strengthening the Ridge to Reef Ecosystem Management Approach for Sustainable Development
- International Conference on Mining in Mindanao
Ateneo de Davao University
January 26 – 27, 2012
- Conference On Artisanal And Small-Scale Mining
Ateneo de Davao University
November 15 – 16, 2012
- Proceedings of the International Conference on Mining in Mindanao
(January 26-27, 2012)
- Proceedings of the Stakeholders’ Caucus on Executive Order no. 79 s. 2012
(July 18, 2012)
- Proceedings of the Conference on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining
(November 15-16, 2012)