Bukidnon Umayamnon Tribe Kapu-unan To Mga Datu (BUKDA)

We are the the Council of Elders for our Ancestral Domain in the Philippines, recognized by the Government in 1997 and was given the Certificate of Ancestral Domain Claim No. 081 (CADC 081); and later in 2009 was awarded the Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title No. 0124 (CADT 0124), covering an area of 8,106 hectares (more or less).

Organisation Representative

Endorsers that Bukidnon Umayamnon Tribe Kapu-unan To Mga Datu (BUKDA) partner with


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

As the United Nations lead agency on international development, UNDP works in 170 countries and territories to eradicate poverty and reduce inequality. UNDP help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities, and to build resilience to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. UNDP’s work is concentrated in three focus areas; sustainable development, democratic governance and peace building, and climate and disaster resilience. In Asia and the Pacific, covering 36 countries and territories, UNDP is a trusted adviser and a ‘development partner’ of choice for governments across the region in supporting the localization and achievement of SDGs.

On-going/Past projects

BUKDA: Sustainable Income for Indigenous Filipinos through Bamboo and Cacao Farming

By Bukidnon Umayamnon Tribe Kapu-unan To Mga Datu (BUKDA)

BUKDA aims to provide sustainable income for the Indigenous People in Bukidnon, Mindanao, Philippines by training them on cultivating, harvesting, processing, and marketing bamboo and cacao products.

Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation