The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) conducted its 7th Annual Country Programme Review on 21-23 January 2015 at Bohol Plaza Resort and Restaurant, Dauis, Bohol. It was attended by the representatives from the three (3) ongoing IFAD loan funded projects (DA-CHARMP2, DA-RaFPEP, and DENR-INREMP); two (2) upcoming projects (DAR-CONVERGE and DA/BFAR-FishCORAL); and six (6) IFAD funded regional grants operating in the country (IRRI-CURE, CIP-FOODSTART, ICRAF-Climate SMART, MTCP2, ATIKHA, and HARP).
The Protected Area Management Enhancement (PAME) Project aims to enhance the management of 60 existing protected areas and to establish 100 new terrestrial or marine protected areas under different governance frameworks to contribute to the country's commitments under the Convention of Biological Diversity. The project funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) is being implemented by the ...
The Philippines Biodiversity and Watersheds Improved for Stronger Economy and Ecosystem Resilience (B+WISER) Program, a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), made significant strides in Philippine conservation efforts before ending the year 2014.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) sealed cooperation through a Memorandum of Understanding with GIZ for the "Support to the Implementation of the Tri-National Sulu-Sulawesi Marine Ecoregion Comprehensive Action Plan (SSME-CAP) Project at Bulwagan Ninoy, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Compound in Quezon City last December 10, 2014.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) held the first-ever Biodiversity-Friendly Business and Investment Forum on February 11, 2015 at the Intercontinental Hotel Manila to engage the business sector in investing on enterprises that promote sustainable use of biodiversity resources in key biodiversity areas of the country.
Recognizing the need to facilitate mobility in rendering technical assistance to the implementing partners of the Forestland Management Project in Region 3, the DENR Central Office turned over motorcycles to the Regional Office on November 7, 2013 .
UAE Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum welcomed last March 4, 2014 the ministers and international organizations' representatives participating in the 1st Global Conference on Partnership for Action on Green Economy (2014 PAGE Conference). With Deputy Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed wished the Dubai's guests pleasant times in the United Arab Emirates and a successful conference. #
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has established the EMS Manual based on ISO 14001:2015 - Environmental management systems-requirement with guidance for use - as a structured and systematic tool to deliver its mandate to protect the environment and natural resources of the Philippines.
This EMS Manual describes the principles, practices and procedures, which shall be developed and maintained by the Department to demonstrate its moral ascendancy to the Department's interested parties. This EMS Manual shall become the guiding principle to establish, implement, maintain and continually improve its performance in managing its environmental aspects and compliance obligations; controlling its risks of threats and opportunities; and satisfying the needs and expectations of interested parties.
Indigenous Peoples (IPs) in some of the country’s ASEAN Heritage Sites are now able to effectively protect forests and ancestral lands after being equipped with more knowledge and skills on environmental law enforcement and forest management. Various members of tribes, such as Council of Elders and tribal chieftains of the Bagobo-Tagabawa of Mount Apo Natural Park and the Talaandig, Higaonon and Bukidnon of Mount Kitanglad Range Natural Park have been trained....
GIZ’s Support to the Sulu-Sulawesi Marine Ecoregion Comprehensive Action Plan (SSME-CAP) Project will co-convene the workshop “Coastal and Ocean Governance in the Seas of East Asia: From Nation to Region” with the Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) and the Ocean Policy Research Institute, as part of the session on “A Decade of Partnerships in Sustainable Development of the Seas of East Asia: Synergies and Achievements” of the East Asian Seas Congress 2015 on November 16-20 in Danang, Viet Nam.
In response to the advocacy of Philippine government to use a government website template (GWT) “in order to give government websites a uniform corporate identity, ease visitor navigation, and enhance website security,” the Foreign-Assisted and Special Projects Service (FASPS) has overhauled its website. The new look and feel can now be observed....
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