In November 1991, the mainstream non-government
organizations (NGOs) and people’s organization (POs) in
Palawan formed the Palawan NGO Network, Inc. The
motivation was to present a broader NGO consensus that
would carry more weight in the policy making process in
various local government units in the province.
With its creation, NGOs hope to maximize the impact of
their respective programs by being able to consult and
coordinate with one another. PNNI believes that by uniting
the NGOs and POs towards a common pursuit, it can
strongly influence the direction of development for Palawan.
Since then, PNNI has actively involved itself in numerous
A self reliant society that upholds social justice, genuine
citizens' participation, effective resource management and a
better quality of life for all.
To enable poor and marginalized sectors to sustainably
manage the natural resources of Palawan, while actively
participating in local governance.