Resource management in ancestral lands. The Bugkalots in Northeastern...


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Title Resource management in ancestral lands. The Bugkalots in Northeastern Luzon (The Philippines)
Period 01 / 1996 - 06 / 2004
Status Completed
Dissertation Yes
Research number OND1249357


The research will cover the adaptive mechanisms and the local resource management practices of the Bugkalots, an indigenous people in the Philippines. These mechanisms will cover the whole range of their biophysical, socio-cultural, economic, and political environments. The study will also investigate the impact of development programs implemented for the Bugkalots in relation to their adoption and acceptability and the effect on the people's adaptation and interaction with the environment.

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Supervisor Prof.dr. R. Schefold
Project leader Prof.dr. G.A. Persoon
Doctoral/PhD student Dr. D.M. Aquino


D62000 Social geography
D63000 Cultural anthropology
E13000 Development studies
E15000 Environmental studies

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