Research Findings and Analysis

  • Ayesah Uy AbubakarEmail author
Part of the The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science book series (APESS, volume 16)


In the conduct of fieldwork, the participatory rural appraisal (PRA) and participatory learning and action (PLA) approach were employed in studying two conflict-affected communities in Mindanao. These two communities were selected based on three reasons, namely: (1) they had not been accessed by past research studies; (2) they are included in the envisioned New Autonomous Political Entity (NAPE) as indicated by the ongoing Government of the Philippines – Moro Islamic Liberation Front (GPH-MILF) peace talks; and (3) they were identified as viable and relevant study areas following a consensus from discussions with the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Humanities, Arts and HeritageUniversiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)Kota KinabaluMalaysia

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