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Development and Testing of National Forest Stock Monitoring System with Improved Governance at All Levels of the Forest Administration

Short Title: FSMS
Funding Source: ITTO
Sector: Forestry
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Caraga
Project Site: Region XIII - Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 0.49793
Start Date: 2011
End Date: 2017
Description:

The project is a 18-month long project that aims to develop and pilot “Forest Stock Monitoring System” to support: 1.) 100% “Back to Stump” traceability for wood production; 2.) Verifications of Legal Origin (VLO) features through automated royalty calculations based on Certificate of Lumber Origin (CLO) or Certificate of Timber Origin (CTO) documentation; 3.) Improve system environment including field data entry capabilities and online, configurable, multi-tiered access. Read factsheet....

Development of Minamata Initial Assessment in the Philippines

Short Title: MIA
Funding Source: GEF, UNEP
Sector: Environment
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: [Nationwide]
Project Site: View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 0.195
Start Date: March 1, 2015
End Date: September 30, 2015
Description:

The project aims to build capacity in Cambodia, Pakistan, and the Philippines, to reduce exposure of mercury to human health and the environment by identifying the main sources and promoting integrated management. The project strengthens institutions and improves national capacities to legislate mercury with a life cycle approach and considers national priorities identified for the issue. through reviewing existing national emissions inventory on mercury, followed by an update of these inventories applying United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Toolkit level II for mercury emissions inventory development. The project develops strategies for risk communication, awareness and outreach to keep civil society informed. 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) View Map
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 View Map
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 View Map
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....

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