Derkie Alfonso

 

Amid Tensions, Lanao’s Butig Municipality Holds Violence-Free Election

May 11, 2016

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In the Philippines, violence has always been an issue of great concern come election time, and May 9 was no exception, especially in Lanao del Sur, one of the five provinces of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao where the risk of violence is compounded by the presence of private armed groups, local conflicts, and loose firearms. At the bullet… Read more

 

Building A More Solid Evidence Base for Peace and Development in Mindanao

January 14, 2015

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Conflict-affected areas of Mindanao in the southern Philippines form a complex, unpredictable, and highly dynamic environment that makes development programming very challenging against a backdrop of general urgency. Over the last 15 years, The Asia Foundation has been engaged in Mindanao…