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Sustainability in the youth

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Small-scale farming and indigenous practices in the uplands of Asia are not very sustainable and a great majority of the youth wants out.  Given the marginalisation and oppression that still rule in many of these environments with exploitation by corporate “sustainable” logging and mining firms, armed groups, corporate agricultural practices, infrastructure and seeping globalisation, farming

ESSC course on natural resource management and human development with University for Peace students

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This year, ESSC continues this engagement by designing and teaching a three-unit course for students enrolled under the Asian Peacebuilders Scholarship (APS) program. This course is specifically designed to focus on resource management and human development and is led by Pedro Walpole and Mariel de Jesus. The APS program is offered as a dual campus

Renewing ecological life and mission

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JCAP Reconciliation with Creation team Beginning with gratitude and reflecting on the letter of Father General Adolfo Nicolás in preparation for the 36th General Congregation, the Reconciling with Creation Reflection workshop recently held at the Culture and Ecology Center in Bendum, Bukidnon, Philippines renewed life and mission for 35 participants from 10 member countries of

JVP volunteers at APC’s junior high school

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Through an ongoing partnership with ESSC, the Jesuit Volunteers Philippines (JVP) Foundation assigned two volunteers, Adelwina “Wen” Asuncion and Jed Angelo Marcelo, to join the teaching staff of the newly-opened junior high school at the Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center (APC)  in Bendum, Bukidnon for School Year 2016-2017. Wen and Jed are from this year’s

Sustainability in the youth

2016.08.sustainability_in_youth_banner

Small-scale farming and indigenous practices in the uplands of Asia are not very sustainable and a great majority of the youth wants out.  Given the marginalisation and oppression that still rule in many of these environments with exploitation by corporate “sustainable” logging and mining firms, armed groups, corporate agricultural practices, infrastructure and seeping globalisation, farming life is not a question of success but of survival.

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