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Implementation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls - Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (PCB-WEEE) Management Programs for Electric Cooperatives and Safe e-wastes Management

Short Title: PCB-WEE
Funding Source: GEF, UNIDO
Sector: Environment
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: [Nationwide]
Project Site: View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 6.2
Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: January 31, 2022

The project aims to achieve effective management of Persistent Organic Pollutants - Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (POPs-PBDE) from WEEE, PCB-wastes and PCB-contaminated equipment, assisting the Philippines to meet its obligation to the Stockholm Convention. The project is expected to consistently accomplish the National Implementation Plan (NIP) through supporting segregation and disposal of PBDE-contaminated plastic from the general e-waste stream and reviewing technologies that can be adopted to address PBDE management by subsidizing the disposal of PCBs from rural cooperatives and enhancing the suitability of the existing facility to treat PCB-contaminated materials including solids and metallic parts. Read factsheet....

Implementation of the POPs Monitoring Plan in the Asian Region (Regional)

Short Title: POPSEA-Regional
Funding Source: GEF, UNEP
Sector: Environment
Status: Completed
Region Covered: Nationwide
Project Site: Cambodia, Indonesia, LAO PDR, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 15.81
Start Date: April 1, 2013
End Date: April 30, 2015

An organization group for each of the five United Nations regions to facilitate regional implementation of the GMP and invited Parties, to define and implement the regional strategy for information gathering and to prepare regional monitoring report for all 22 POPs through networking of laboratories, standardized sampling & analytical protocols, and training programs. Read factsheet....

Implementing the Strategic Action Programme for the South China Sea

Short Title: SAP-SCS Implementation
Funding Source: GEF, UNEP-COBSEA
Sector: Coastal/Marine
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Ilocos, Central Luzon, NCR, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA
Project Site: Region I - Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan; Region III - Zambales, Bataan; NCR - Metro Manila; CALABARZON - Cavite, Batangas; MIMAROPA - Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 4.8
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The project provides focused effort and resources to align conservation policy with on-the-ground action and enforcement. It is designed to contribute to the reduction of threats to biodiversity (Poaching and use of illegally harvested wildlife & wildlife products). It adopts a multifaceted and integrated ecosystems management approach which in the long term improves ecosystem services and increases wildlife conservation and human well-being through enabling integration of conservation outcomes with development objectives, supporting local ownership and ensuring that lessons learned are applied at scale on two pilot areas: the province of Palawan and the Sulu Archipelago. Read factsheet....

Improve the Health and Environment of Artisanal Gold Mining Communities in the Philippines by Reducing Mercury Emissions

Short Title: Reducing Mercury Emissions
Funding Source: GEF, UNIDO
Sector: Environment
Status: Completed
Region Covered:
Project Site: Nationwide View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 1.63
Start Date: December 1, 2012
End Date: June 30, 2016

The project aims to reduce the impacts of mercury on the health and environment of artisanal gold mining communities in the Philippines by promoting sound chemical management and strengthening local and national capacity to effectively reduce mercury use, emissions and exposure. Read factsheet....

Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management Project

Short Title: INREMP
Funding Source: ADB, IFAD, GEF, CC Fund
Sector: Forestry
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Cordillera Administrative Region, Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao, ARMM
Project Site: CAR - Ifugao, Benguet, Kalinga, Apayao, Mountain Province (Chico River Basin); Region VII - Bohol (Wahig-Inabanga River Basin); Region X - Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental (Bukidnon Upper River Basins); ARMM - Lanao del Sur (Lake Lanao Basin) View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 154.13
Start Date: August 1, 2013
End Date: August 31, 2020

The project will address unsustainable watershed management in four priority river basins namely, Chico River Basin, Wahig-Inabanga River Basin, Upper Bukidnon River Basin, Lake Lanao River Basin. With particular focus on indigenous peoples and resource-poor communities, the project will reduce and reverse degradation of watersheds and associated environmental services caused by forest denudation and unsustainable farming practices. It will also provide incentives to local communities, LGUs, and the DENR for improving natural resource management by generating sufficient and tangible economic benefits. Read factsheet....

Integrated Persistent Organic Pollutants Management Project

Short Title: IPOPs
Funding Source: GEF, WB
Sector: Environment
Status: Completed
Region Covered: Central Luzon, Bicol, Western Visayas, Caraga
Project Site: For closure of dumpsite (sub-grants): Region 3 - Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija; Region 5 - Legaspi City, Albay; Region 13 - Butuan City, Agusan del Norte For demonstration of site management: Region 3- Angeles City, Pampanga; Region 6 - Bacolod City, Negros Occidental View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 24.67
Start Date: June 1, 2011
End Date: June 30, 2017

IPOPs Management Project assists the Philippines in meeting its obligations under the Stockholm Convention on POPs in minimizing the risk of human and environmental exposure to POPs by strengthening the regulatory and monitoring framework and improving capacity for and providing demonstrations of safe management of PCBs, reduction of releases of unintentionally produced POPs, and reduction of exposure to POPs in contaminated sites. Read factsheet....

Integrated Water Quality Management Project

Short Title: IWQMP
Funding Source: GEF, WB
Sector: Environment
Status: Pipeline
Region Covered: NCR, Central Luzon, CALABARZON
Project Site: NCR; Region III - Bulacan, Pampanga, Bataan; CALABARZON - Cavite, Laguna View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 17.2
Start Date: 2017
End Date: 2020

The Project will improve the regulatory, monitoring and planning capacity of the DENR. By doing so, it will begin the process of establishing a comprehensive and integrated initiative to improve the water quality of Manila Bay and its tributaries The institutional mechanisms also need to be strengthened under this project. This will improve the capacity to plan and monitor the water quality of the Bay by the government (with particular focus on DENR) and will set the pace for sustained improvements of water quality in Manila Bay Lastly, it is the vision of the project to contribute to the improvement of the water quality of Manila Bay leading to the attainment of Class SB waters. Improving water quality monitoring will support the interventions needed under the Manila Flood Management Project specifically component 2 on Minimizing Solid Waste in Water Ways and Component 3 on Improving Hosing and Resettlement. Read factsheet....

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