Thomas Worsdell

Research Consultant, Rights and Resources Initiative

About Thomas Worsdell

Hi everyone, I am an Ethnobotanist who took a turn from the plants towards political ecology. I look into power, semiotics, and earth system governance to understand how the institutionalisation of global and national laws impact the direct relationships of communities to their socio-ecological systems, a.k.a environments. I do this because I am interested in smashing these power structures by supporting bottom-up grassroots initiatives to counter power and claim their fundamental rights through a variety of means.

Which category below best describes the type of organisation you currently work for/or run?

Academic or Research Institute

Areas of expertise

Legal & Policy Frameworks Research Partnerships and collaboration development Other

Would you be willing to be approached and share your lessons learned in your area(s) of expertise with our community?


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Recent Comments

Sep 01, 2020

Dear Datu Lanelio Sangcoan,

Thank you for sharing the troubles facing your community during this time of hardship. I write to you as I am currently affiliated to the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), based in Chiang Mai Thailand. AIPP is an Indigenous Peoples Organisation and works across South and Southeast Asia, including in the Philippines. Katribu, the Cordillera Peoples Alliance, the BAI Indigenous Women's Network and several other national Philippine Indigenous Organisations are members. There are several avenues we can explore to provide assistance to you and your community.
I will be writing an email shortly to introduce you to some of my colleagues so we can better understand the details of your situation and together plan the best way to move forward according to the needs of your community.

I will write an email to the address you have provided above in due time. Thank you for reaching out here and thank you for your patience.
We will be in touch.