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Self-critical but hopeful: NGOs as bridges and connectors

15 September 2016
Photo credit: devpolicy.org

Sylvia Miclat Two recent reflective essays on the future of non-government organizations (NGOs) in a much-changed and changing world provide critical fodder for thought for many of us who undertake development work.  While the discussions focused on Oxfam, many of the points raised resonate beyond Oxfam. In his essay What’s to be done with...
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Calling for an active caring and praising for our common home through an integral ecology

26 June 2015
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Sylvia Miclat The papal encyclical Laudato Si’ is a call to people of the 21st century for change and action. Even if technically an encyclical is a letter to the bishops, the interest and fervor Laudato Si’ is generating extends much further than the bishops and the communities of Catholics around the world. This...
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Can forestry work for the poor? An assessment of 11 Asia Pacific countries

15 November 2012
Foto de: FAO-RAP

Dallay Annawi, Sylvia Miclat, Jeremy Broadhead, and Pedro Walpole With the persistence of poverty in many forest areas, the high dependence of the poor on forest resources, and continuing State control of vast areas of forestlands, contributing to poverty alleviation continues to be a critical challenge to the forestry sector in the Asia Pacific...
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Catholic social teaching and mining in the Philippines

15 September 2012
Visita a la mina de jóvenes indígenas en Claver, Surigao del Norte en Mindanao, Filipinas. Foto de: ESSC

Sylvia Miclat The Society of Jesus Social Apostolate (SJSA) in the Philippines, recognizing the complexity of the issues and the multiple views that mineral development give rise to, developed and released early this month “The Golden Mean in Mining: Talking Points.”  As SJSA Coordinator Robert Rivera, SJ writes, the talking points are meant “to...
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Finding Peru in Bukidnon, Philippines

11 January 2011
An evening discussion in Bendum.

Kang Sonza and Sylvia Miclat For Father Jorge Beneito, SJ, being in the Philippines is not an “alien” experience as the tropical weather of the country is what he was used to in Peru, having lived in the mountains and cool areas of Cuzco. He spent 49 years of his Jesuit life in Peru,...
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