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New Conservation Areas in the Philippine Project

Short Title: NewCAPP
Funding Source: GEF, UNDP
Sector: Biodiversity
Status: Completed
Region Covered: Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas
Project Site: CAR- Kalinga, Mt. Province; Region I - Pangasinan; Regions III - Zambales, Tarlac, Bulacan; CALABARZON - Quezon; MIMAROPA - Mindoro Oriental, Mindoro Occidental; Region VII - Cebu; Region VIII - Southern Leyte; Region X - Bukidnon; Region XIII - Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte; and ARMM - Tawi-tawi View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 8.4
Start Date: August 31, 2010
End Date: February 28, 2016
Description:

The project recognizes new conservation areas, such as those managed by IPs, local communities and local government units, as an opportunity to establish solid foundations for accelerated expansion of the terrestrial system in the Philippines, supported by strong management capacities, and sustainable financing. Read factsheet....

Partnership for Biodiversity Conservation: Mainstreaming in Local Agricultural Landscapes

Short Title: BPP
Funding Source: GEF, UNDP
Sector: Biodiversity
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Cagayan valley, MIMAROPA, Western Visayas, Davao, Caraga
Project Site: Region II - Cagayan, Quirino; MIMAROPA - Occidental Mindoro, Palawan; Region VI - Antique, Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, Negros Occidental; Region XI - Davao Oriental; Region XIII - Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Norte View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 17.01
Start Date: September 1, 2011
End Date: September 30, 2017
Description:

The project will directly address fragmentation of landscapes, ensure that activities in the surrounding landscape conserve species assemblages, and maintain ecosystem functions by strengthening enabling policies at the national level, enhancing capacities of LGUs, and doing project demonstration in selected pilot sites. These will be achieved through partnerships with key national government agencies, LGUs, and national and local conservation NGOs to muster their resources and expertise. Read factsheet....

Removing Barriers to Invasive Species Management in Production and Protection Forest in Southeast Asia

Short Title: FORIS Project
Funding Source: GEF, UNDP
Sector: Biodiversity
Status: Completed
Region Covered: Caraga
Project Site: Region XII - Brgy. Tasiman and Takunil, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato (Allah Valley Watershed Forest Reserve) View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 1.07
Start Date: December 1, 2011
End Date: December 1, 2015
Description:

The project aims to manage Southeast Asian forests and biodiversity sustainably by reducing negative environmental, economic and human consequences of Invasive Alien Species. Read factsheet....

Protected Areas Management Enhancement in the Philippines

Short Title: PAME
Funding Source: BMU, GIZ
Sector: Biodiversity
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Nationwide
Project Site: Nationwide View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 13.1
Start Date: October 1, 2012
End Date: May 31, 2017
Description:

The proposed action of the program aims to enhance the management of 60 existing Protected Areas (PAs), and establish at least 100 new terrestrial or marine PAs under different management regimes (nationally-designated or through local legislation) in selected Key Biodiversity Areas. 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) View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 0.53
Start Date: December 1, 2013
End Date: December 31, 2017
Description:

The project is expected to contribute to closing the global financing gap and conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity by assisting developing countries in identifying, assessing, combining and sequencing sources of biodiversity funding to meet their specific needs. Read factsheet....

National Biodiversity Planning to Support the Implementation of the 2011-2020 CBD Strategic Plan on Biodiversity in the Philippines

Short Title: PBSAP
Funding Source: GEF, UNDP
Sector: Biodiversity
Status: Completed
Region Covered: Nationwide
Project Site: Nationwide View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 0.22
Start Date: June 1, 2012
End Date: March 31, 2015
Description:

The project addresses the country’s need to continue to fulfill its obligations under the CBD, with particular focus on the Convention’s Article 6 and the CBD COP Decision X/2, covering the 2011-2020 CBD Strategic Plan on biodiversity in the Philippines. 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 View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 7.58
Start Date: June 1, 2013
End Date: June 30, 2017
Description:

This project aims to improve sustainability of protected areas through community-based activities by building effective models for community-driven governance of protected areas, mainstream biodiversity conservation and sustainable use in the management of production land/seascapes by local communities and, increase the capacity of SGP partner civil society organizations to diagnose and understand the complex and dynamic nature of global environmental problems and develop local solutions. The goal of the programme is to secure global environmental benefits through community-based initiatives and actions in selected priority sites in the country, namely: Palawan, Samar Island and Sierra Madre Mountain Range. Read factsheet....

Strengthening National Systems to Improve Governance and Management of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Conserved Areas and Territories

Short Title: Philippine ICCA Project
Funding Source: GEF, UNDP
Sector: Biodiversity
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, MIMAROPA, Northern Mindanao, SOCCSKSARGEN, Caraga
Project Site: CAR - Kalinga, Mountain Province; Region II - Nueva Vizcaya; Region III - Bataan, Aurora; MIMAROPA - Palawan; Region X - Bukidnon; Region XII - North Cotabato; Region XIII - Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 6.78
Start Date: January 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2020
Description:

The project aims to strengthen the conservation, protection and management of key biodiversity sites in the Philippines by institutionalizing Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Conserved Areas and Territories (ICCAs) as a sustainable addition to the national Protected Area (PA) estate through strengthening the legal and regulatory framework and administrative procedures that harmonizes the mandates, plans and activities amongst national government agencies involved. It will improve capacities of indigenous peoples (IPs) and key stakeholders for effective governance and management of ICCAs. The selected sites are Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) that overlap with ancestral domains, and represent a variety of governance models. Read factsheet....

Sustainable Coastal Protection through Biodiversity Conservation Ecosystems Affected by Typhoons in the Philippines

Short Title: ProCoast
Funding Source: GIZ
Sector: Biodiversity
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: Western Visayas, Central Visayas, Eastern visayas
Project Site: Visayas Region View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 4.8
Start Date: July 1, 2015
End Date: June 30, 2018
Description:

The project aims to make coastal protection sustainable in the regions particularly threatened by typhoons and also to conserve their unique biodiversity. 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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