River Above Asia and Oceania Ecclesial Network

Reflection

Organic gardening as a work of heart

Organic gardening as a work of heart Sister Ma Lani Saligumba ACI Home gardening has become a popular initiative among households in the Philippines affected by lockdowns due to the pandemic. It is particularly interesting because Filipinos who had little or no interest in home gardening are growing herbs and leafy greens in their balconies …

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Indigenous youth in Mindanao, Philippines: What is climate action really about?

Indigenous youth in Mindanao, Philippines: What is climate action really about? In March and September 2019, Indigenous youth leaders, students and staff of the Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Centre (APC) in Mindanao, Philippines engaged in climate action activities in solidarity with the Global Climate Strikes, where they shared their cultural values and practices that contribute …

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Values and Voices in Mapping Community Concerns

Values and Voices in Mapping Community Concerns https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKV4-K6QCy8&t=3s Mapping the concerns and responses of local communities in Oceania and Asia highlights the new ecological norm that is being called for by community and Church leaders from the region. Through the 𝗥𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗔𝗯𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝗔𝘀𝗶𝗮 𝗢𝗰𝗲𝗮𝗻𝗶𝗮 𝗘𝗰𝗰𝗹𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗡𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 (𝗥𝗔𝗢𝗘𝗡) 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗴 platform, individuals and groups are able …

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Kayan voice on balancing methods of resource extraction: curbing electrofishing in Belu Chaung

Kayan voice on balancing methods of resource extraction: curbing electrofishing in Belu Chaung https://youtu.be/6QxyrGCkC9g I am Agnes Aye Min Thant and I am from a small town called Pekhon, located in Southern Shan State, Myanmar. I am born Kayan, one of the ethnic minorities of Myanmar. In Pekhon, there are other subtribes of Myanmar such …

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Reflections on the launch of River Above Asia Oceania Ecclesial Network

Reflections on Forests, Oceans, and Cultures Representatives from communities in Asia and Oceania shared realities, challenges, initiatives, and opportunities in their respective contexts during the RAOEN virtual launch. Below are their stories: Sr Makareta Tawaroa – New Zealand Yeni Kristanti – Indonesia Rosalyn – Myanmar Somnuek – Thailand Message from  Auimatagi Joe Moeono-Kolio, Greenpeace International …

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