Partner Institutions


The project includes institutions in NCCU: University Outreach Office, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Ethnology Department and Master's Program of Land Policy and Environmental Planning for Indigenous Peoples


The project includes international partners: Ifugao State University, Save Ifugao Rice Terrace Movement Organization, Partido State University, Anthropology Department of University of California, Los Angeles and Center for Southeast Asian Studies of University of Hawai’i at Mānoa.


National Chengchi University (NCCU)


The Center for Southeast Asian Studies, NCCU, has long been devoted to research in Southeast Asia and has set up related courses which gives the university the potential to enrich Southeast Asian research resources and integration. Through the departments and institutes, NCCU also develops research on indigenous peoples and sustainable development, indigenous peoples’ environmental governance, indigenous peoples’ land policies, traditional ecological knowledge, traditional territory surveys, land planning, and community participation (such as the social practice project carried out in Wulai) and has considerable experience and achievements.


Ifugao State University (IFSU)


IFSU has been in long term collaboration with FAO and Kanazawa University on cultivating the research of indigenous knowledge, development of digital education of ecological preservation, and the assembling of indigenous architecture database.

Save Ifugao Rice Terrace Movement Organization


SITMo focuses on indigenous rights, resource governance, community organization work, and cultural conservation. In addition, SITMo collaborates with local communities to develop the community economy, including combining traditional skills and weaving in the local industry to promote the local economy.

Partido State University (ParSU)


ParSU is a leading university in geology, bio-resource science and environmental management in the Bicol Region. Research topics of collaboration with CTPILS include sustainable development and environmental protection and resource management.

United States

University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (UHM)


The Center for Southeast Asian Studies of UHM—one of the largest Southeast Asian Studies centers in the US—has been a collaborating partner of CTPILS for years. UHM is also known for indigenous studies, as the School of Hawaiian Knowledge (Hawai’inuiākea) has become an institution of great importance regarding local knowledge.

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)


The Department of Ethnology, NCCU, has collaborated with the Department of Anthropology, UCLA, on field work courses in Ifugao since 2015. The Department of Anthropology, UCLA continues to collaborate on education research workshops with CTPILS.

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