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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....

Livelihood Support for Mangrove Enhancement and Conservation in Brgy. Olo-olo, Lobo, Batangas

Short Title: Mudcrab
Funding Source: Special Project Fund
Sector: Coastal/Marine
Status: Ongoing
Region Covered: CALABARZON
Project Site: Region IV-A - Batangas (Lobo) View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 0.036
Start Date: 2017
End Date: 2018

The Livelihood Support for Mangrove Enhancement and Conservation in Brgy. Olo-olo, Lobo, Batangas is a two-year project of DENR which will be implemented through its Provincial/Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (P/CENRO) in Batangas and Lipa City, Batangas. This project will be implemented in Brgy. Olo-olo, Lobo, Batangas inside the Verde Island Passage. They will be partnering with “Olo-olo Seaside Workers Association” in the implementation of the project activities. The project is envisioned to enhance environment and natural resources while improving the socio-economic conditions of the community. Read factsheet....

Mainstreaming Voluntary Guidelines on Governance of Tenure

Short Title: VGGT
Funding Source: UN-FAO
Sector: Lands
Status: Ongoing
Project Site: Region IV-A - Cavite; Region IV-B - Palawan; National Capital Region - Taguig City (South Signal) View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 0.396
Start Date: July 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2017

The project contributes to the government’s umbrella program of land sector reforms through identification of innovative approaches to mainstreaming VGGT principles; building of stakeholders’ capacity and skills for inter-sectoral dialogue on land reforms; and generation of knowledge and coordination mechanisms for improved land tenure governance at community, national and local levels. It will catalyze inter-sectoral partnerships between institutions to overcome barriers to sustainable land administration and management and enhance human resource capacity for planning use of land and resources. It will also bring awareness of the VGGTs in linking the impacts of climate change to the tenures of fisher folks. Read factsheet....

Mangrove Inventory and Assessment of Abandoned, Undeveloped and Underutilized Fishpond

Short Title: AUUF
Funding Source: Special Project Fund
Sector: Coastal/Marine
Status: Completed
Region Covered: Zamboanga Peninsula
Project Site: Region IX - Zamboanga Sibugay View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 0.03
Start Date: March 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016

The Mangrove Inventory and Assessment of Abandoned, Undeveloped and Underutilized Fishpond is a nine-month study being undertaken by the DENR, in cooperation with BFAR and LGUs, in the 13 coastal municipalities of Zamboanga Sibugay. The project main activity includes inventory and assessment of all abandoned, undeveloped and underutilized (AUU) fishponds in Zamboanga Peninsula with the end in view of reverting these AUU fishponds to mangrove forest. The identification and assessment of the AUU fishponds shall lead to the formulation and approval of fishpond lease agreement (FLA) cancellation and reversion rules and guidelines, conduct of suitability assessment for reforestation of unused FLA areas in the region, and the actual reversion of suitable unused FLA areas to mangrove forests. Read factsheet....

Mitigation of Toxic and Hazardous Waste Contamination in Urban Areas: Supporting Inclusive Growth

Short Title: HazWaste
Funding Source: ADB, JFPR
Sector: Environment
Status: Completed
Region Covered: Central Luzon
Project Site: Region III - Bulacan (Meycauayan (within the Marilao-Meycauayan-Obando River System (MMORS) Water Quality Management Area) View Map
Project Cost (USD M): 1.5
Start Date: September 1, 2014
End Date: August 31, 2016

The project involves the technical assistance for concerned government agencies and communities to review the extent of hazardous waste contamination from urban areas and communities and develop urban revitalization recommendations for the country. The Technical Assistance (TA) aligns with ADB’s County Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the Philippines for 2011–2016. The CPS seeks to reduce environmental degradation and vulnerability to climate change and disasters by helping the government gain access to concessionary resources made available for greenhouse gas mitigation in the land use sectors at the global level; working with government and the private sector on possible public–private partnership solutions; and improving sustainable environmental infrastructure in urban areas. Read factsheet....

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