Peace-Building in Mindanao: Major Donors’ Approaches for Reconstruction


This paper mapped out major donors ’ approaches to peace building in Mindanao and highlighted the following three points: (1) Most donors recognize “ injustice ” as a major root cause of the conflict; (2) Their approaches vary according to their policies and interests; (3) The majority of donors deal with peace building as a secondary goal of their projects, rather than the primary objective. Although previously the whole picture of each donors ’ activities and approaches in Mindanao was unknown, the paper presented such birds eye view with the first hand survey results from Mindanao and Manila.

Source InstitutionJapan International Cooperation Agency
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Place of PublicationMetro Manila
Original Publication DateAugust 1, 2008