Landcare Foundation of the Philippines (LFPI)

About Us

The Landcare Foundation of the Philippines, Inc. (Landcare Phils.) is a non-profit and non-stock non-government organization (NGO), based in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao, Philippines It was established in 2003 as a sustaining mechanism of the Philippines-Australia Landcare Programme to help promote and develop the landcare movement in the Philippines and South East Asia with specific focus in providing extension services in soil and water conservation and livelihoods development for small farmers.

From its humble beginning in Claveria town in the province of Misamis Oriental, Landcare has spread to other parts of Mindanao and Visayas, organizing landcare groups and partnering with local government units in helping organize small farmers adapt diversified integrated farming system consistent with sustainable natural resource management practices and in developing social capital in  farming communities.

In partnership and with support from the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Fund (PTFCF), Graham Family, Australian Landcare International and in collaboration with Misamis Oriental School of College of Agriculture and Technology,  UP-Mindanao, Bohol Island State University, UPLB, Visayas State University, Queensland University and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Landcare is currently implementing projects in the provinces of Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, South Cotabato, Maguindanao, Zamboanga Sibugay and Bohol.

Our Advocacies

Landcare will continuously support local initiatives for sustainable agriculture and natural resources management in the Philippine uplands and other ecosystems through action-research and extension services mainly in partnership with local peoples’ organization, local government units and other service providers in the environment and agricultural sector.

Specifically, Landcare’s advocacies are focus on livelihood development for small farmers within the context of soil and water conservation, integrated sustainable agriculture, climate change adaptation and mitigation and natural resource management.

Contact Us

Door 2-A, CST Apartments, Apollo St., Hillside Subdivision,
Macasandig, Cagayan de Oro City
Philippines 9000
Telefax: +63 88 851 1224
Mobile: +63 917 726 5042