What is COSERAM?

COSERAM was a joint undertaking of the Philippine and German Governments from January 2011 to March 2019. It was commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in partnership with the Philippines’ National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), and other relevant government agencies, as well as with Philippine local government units, non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, universities, and private entities.