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BAT and BEP in Open Burning Activities in Response to the Stockholm Convention on POPs

Short Title: BAT and BEP
Funding Source: GEF, UNEP
Sector: Environment
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Nationwide
Project Site: Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam
Project Cost (USD M): 36.26
Start Date: June 1, 2013
End Date: June 30, 2018
Description:

The project aims to achieve sustainable release reduction of unintentionally produced-POPs (UP-POPs) in the open burning sector through the introduction of BAT (Best Available Technology) and BEP (Best Environmental Practice). Read factsheet....

Biodiversity and Watersheds Improved for Stronger Economy and Ecosystems Resilience

Short Title: B+WISER
Funding Source: USAID
Sector: Multisectoral
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Cagayan Valley, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Bicol, Western Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Davao, SOCCSKSARGEN
Project Site: Region II - Isabela; CALABARZON - Rizal, Quezon; MIMAROPA - Oriental Mindoro; Region V - Albay; Region VI - Negros Occidental; Region X - Bukidnon; Region XI - Davao del Sur; Region XII - North Cotabato
Project Cost (USD M): 22.4
Start Date: September 1, 2012
End Date: September 30, 2017
Description:

This program aims to improve conservation and governance of priority forest landscapes and biodiversity areas to support low-emissions development of a green economy of the Philippines. Read factsheet....

Building Transformative Policy and Financing Frameworks to Increase Investment in Biodiversity Management

Short Title: BIOFIN
Funding Source: European Union, Swiss Government, GIZ
Sector: Biodiversity
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Nationwide
Project Site: BMB Central Office (NCR)
Project Cost (USD M): 0.53
Start Date: December 1, 2013
End Date: December 31, 2017
Description:

BIOFIN addresses the twin concerns of continuing loss and under-investment in biodiversity by expounding on the declining trend in biodiversity features and sources of threats for ecosystems. Read factsheet....

Coastal Zone Profiling of Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape

Short Title: SBPS
Funding Source: Special Project Fund
Sector: Biodiversity
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: SOCCSKSARGEN
Project Site: Region XII - Sarangani, General Santos City
Project Cost (USD M): 0.04
Start Date: January 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Description:

The Coastal Zone Profiling of Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape is a one-year project being implemented by DENR Region 12 in cooperation with partner LGUs, and with technical support of the University of the Philippines-Marine Science Institute (UP-MSI), and National Institute of Physics. For this Project, the areas for Strict Protection Zones (critical habitats, restoration and rehabilitation areas) and Multi-Use Zones (dive sites for ecotourism, areas for fry gathering, mariculture, fishing and for other livelihood activities) are being intensively identified for purposes of coming up with appropriate and clear decision for the management of SBPS, vis-à-vis, harmonized plans and programs, increased collection of Integrated Protected Area Fund (IPAF), delineated foreshore areas for its management improvement, and formulation of dive ecotourism code. Moreover, the Project is envisioned to serve as a model for the completion of the 33 NIPAS Marine KBAs database. Read factsheet....

Community-Based Forest and Mangrove Management Project in Panay and Negros

Short Title: CBFMMP
Funding Source: KfW
Sector: Forestry
Status: Completed
Region Covered: Western Visayas, Central Visayas
Project Site: Region VI – Aklan (Kalibo, Tangalan, Batan, Malinao, New Washington), Antique (San Remegio, Sibalom, Tibiao, Patnongon, Sebaste), Capiz (Pilar, Dumarao, Sapian), Iloilo (Dingle, San Dionisio, Maasin, San Joaquin, Carles), Negros Occidental (Kabankalan, Ilog, Cauayan, Candoni); Region VII - Negros Oriental (Bindoy, Bayawan, Sibulan)
Project Cost (USD M): 13.64
Start Date: January 1, 2009
End Date: December 31, 2015
Description:

The CBFMMP is in line with Executive Order 263 declaring Community Based Forest Management (CBFM) as the national strategy to ensure sustainable development of the country’s forest resources. Adopting the CBFM approach, the project shall pioneer an innovative financing mechanism that is designed to encourage sustainable resource management through investment packages that dovetail livelihood/infrastructure development measures with natural resource management initiatives. Read factsheet....

Development of Production and Silvicultural Technologies for Native Metallophytes in Restoration of Mined-out Areas in Zambales

Short Title: Native Metallophytes Project
Funding Source: Special Project Fund
Sector: Forestry
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Central Luzon
Project Site: Region III - Zambales (Masinloc and Santa Cruz)
Project Cost (USD M): 0.04
Start Date: 2016
End Date: 2018
Description:

The Project aims to adopt the protocol generated from previous related projects to sustain the research activities and extend the protocol to other degraded and mined-out area on ultramafic forest of Zambales. It will undertake a more extensive geobotanical survey to document, catalog, collect germplasm (seeds and other propagules), and conserve metallophytes before any present or future land –clearing activity begins. Read factsheet....

Diversification and Soil Conditioning in the Understorey of Pine Forest

Short Title: Soil Conditioning of Pine Forest Project
Funding Source: Special Project Fund
Sector: Forestry
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Cordillera Administrative Region
Project Site: CAR - Mountain Province
Project Cost (USD M): 0.04
Start Date: October 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2018
Description:

The Project uses an integrated approach to diversify the understorey of the pine forest to mitigate long term disaster, while allowing people and communities within the pine forest to generate local income. This is being implemented by the CENRO Sabangan, Mountain Province in cooperation with the local government unit, individual families, clans, and socio-political institutions. It involves the following major activities: a) establishment of nitrogen fixing species or nurse plants such as Alnus sp. and Calliandra sp. for coffee underneath the open canopy pine forest; b) establishment of coffee plantations underneath the pine forest; and c) conduct training activities for livelihood. Read factsheet....

Dugong and Marine Turtles Comprehensive Biological Research in Mayo and Pujada Bay Protected Seascape and Landscape

Short Title: Dugong and Marine Turtles Project
Funding Source: Special Project Fund
Sector: Biodiversity
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Davao
Project Site: Region XI - Davao Oriental
Project Cost (USD M): 0.04
Start Date: March 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2018
Description:

The Dugong and Marine Turtles Comprehensive Biological Research in Mayo and Pujada Bay Protected Seascape and Landscape is a research project of the DENR 11 in collaboration with the City of Mati, RICXI-DOSCST (Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology) and the Provincial ENRO. The Project has two major components: a) determination of dugong and marine turtle population sizes and distribution in Mayo Bay and Pujada Bay and b) comparative analysis through bioassay of tissue samples of various large marine mammals. The results of this study will be used to determine mitigating measures to minimize the threats of these marine organism against constant anthropogenic activities. Further, this will provide substantial understanding parallel to the behavior of these animals in the wild which will be used to uphold the laws stipulated in RA 9147 for the sustainability of marine biodiversity in the area. Read factsheet....

Enabling Activities to Review and Update the National Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Short Title: Stockholm Convention on POPs
Funding Source: GEF, UNIDO
Sector: Environment
Status: Completed
Region Covered: Nationwide
Project Site: DENR-EMB
Project Cost (USD M): 0.22
Start Date: September 1, 2012
End Date: March 31, 2015
Description:

The project aims to update and review the National Implementation Plan (NIP) and have it endorsed and submitted by the Government to the COP of the Stockholm Convention. Participating stakeholders will be able to manage the POPs listed in 2009 and 2011 with newly developed technical skills, expertise and awareness. Read factsheet....

Fifth Operation Phase of the GEF Small Grants Program in the Philippines

Short Title: SGP-5
Funding Source: GEF, UNDP
Sector: Biodiversity
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Eastern Visayas
Project Site: Region II - Nueva Viscaya, Isabela, Quirino, Cagayan; Region III - Bulacan, Aurora, Nueva Ecija; CALABARZON - Laguna, Rizal, Quezon; MIMAROPA - Palawan; Region VIII - Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Western Samar
Project Cost (USD M): 9.69
Start Date: June 1, 2013
End Date: June 30, 2017
Description:

The project aims to secure global environmental benefits through community-based biodiversity conservation initiatives and actions in selected priority sites in the Philippines, and will contribute to the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 in strengthening and enhancing the protection of vulnerable and ecologically fragile areas, especially watersheds, and areas where biodiversity is highly threatened. Read factsheet....

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