The Center for Development Programs in the Cordillera, Inc. (CDPC) is a consortium of development NGOs in the Cordillera Region founded in 1986 in support of the indigenous peoples struggle for the right to self-determination.
Right to Food
We support traditional agricultural system in the Cordillera by initiating modern technique and technology.
Right to Health
We support community-based health programs whilst taking into account indigenous health practices.
Right to Livelihood
We support the capacity development and organizing of formal and informal workers as they strive for secured work and livelihood.
Civil and Political Rights
We support the capacity development of people's organizations for the enjoyment of their right to participate in political affairs.
our approach to development
We adopt a human right and indigenous people’s right approach to development, in particular right to food and livelihood, right to health, labor rights and political rights. We support right to development initiatives in the Cordillera region.
CDPC is an organization that champions food sovereignty, health, livelihood, civil and political rights towards the self-determination of indigenous people in the Cordillera.
Solidarity Message From Eddy Couckuyt for the 39th Peoples’ Cordillera Day Celebration
39th Peoples’ Cordillera Day: Solidarity Message from the Province of East Flanders
Strengthening links: Province of East Flanders-Solidagro Solidarity Mission in the Cordillera Region 2023
The Center for Development Programs in the Cordillera (CDPC) and its longtime development partners - the Province of East Flanders (PEF) Belgium and the nongovernment organization Solidagro in East Flanders - held a solidarity mission in the...
SALUN-AT KEN SAKIT A COVID-19
COVID-19 and Livelihood Loss
The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown have affected us all but, as in most things, not equally. A huge casualty is people’s livelihoods. Those already vulnerable, relying merely on what they make in a day, are just so much more badly hit than many of...
Women in Resource Management
For many outsides of the Cordillera, the Cordillera rice terraces are what one sees in Banaue (Poblacion). Popularized by tourism and media, the Banaue rice terraces have become the public image showcasing the ingenuity, engineering skills, and...
Peoples Project in Abang
The Center for Development Programs in the Cordillera (CDPC) and its partner people’s organizations (POs) are working towards the realization of prosperity, peace, and security in the province of Abra. Unfortunately, the Armed Forces of the...