Goals & Themes

The two main goals of LRC are:

  • To catalyze change through changes in laws, policies, and structures; and

  • To defend the rights and enhance capacities of local communities in addressing inequities.

LRC works in:

  • Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and other Human Rights 

  • Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Climate Resilience

  • Green Legislation

  • Supporting Indigenous Livelihoods. 

The Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center is the Philippines member of Friends of the Earth International. 

LRC is organized and registered as a non-stock, non-profit, non-partisan, cultural, scientific and research organization. Established on December 7, 1987,

it started actual operations in February 1988.



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