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  • Brighter prospect for INREMP-assisted coffee production in Bukidnon22
  • Looking Back: Bamboo Research and Development Project
  • GLT concludes in 2019 with promising outputs
  • Faster production and better quality of abaca fiber to boost indigenous livelihoods in Sarangani
  • DENR, ADB and GEF join forces to #StopIllegalWildlifeTrade
  • A Game of Trees The success story of Nansiakan Labang Forestland Management Association Inc. (NLFMAI)
  • ENR activities go digital
  • ICLEI SEAS conducts turnover workshop for Pasig City’s EcoPledge Platform
  • Information Please
  • News Snapshots

  • DENR awards wildlife defenders, announces intensified efforts to stop environmental organized crimes21
  • Looking back: Southern Mindanao Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project
  • Training on proper response to marine mammal stranding boosts wildlife rescue in Sarangani Bay
  • Philippines stands firm on its commitment to increase financing for protected areas
  • INREMP-CURB turns over three LES-1 subprojects
  • FMP strengthens project planning and implementation, holds Geospatial Data workshop
  • EMB-DENR, JICA spearhead kick-off seminar on waste to energy framework
  • DENR-EMB, UNIDO Project: first barangay-run TSD facility opens in Bagong Silang
  • Ambition, inclusion and peer exchange, key principles for local climate action
  • On-going FASPs 2020
  • News Snapshots

  • The Philippines’ Risk Resiliency Program steps up climate action for 14 vulnerable provinces20
  • Protect Wildlife expands to watersheds and mangroves in Zamboanga City
  • Mount Mantalingahan Protected Landscape and adjoining forestlands now ready for forest restoration
  • Agreement for a TSD Facility in PH largest barangay inked 16 project proposals under GEF-7 undergo refinement
  • DENR, INREMP join second Int’l Conference on INREM
  • Suwag o Suko? Conserving tamaraws and empowering the rangers who protect them
  • ADB, DENR, academe hold seminars on machine learning to track online illegal wildlife trade (IWT)
  • Projects closing in 2019
  • Stop Open Burning (Infographic)
  • News Snapshots

  • DENR and UNDP present CRP proposal for CabSec’s approval19
  • SMARTSEAS holds 8th Project Board Meeting; addresses project-related efforts to solve problem on plastic
  • National Action Plan to phase out mercury-added products turned over to DENR
  • Phil ICCA Project Observes 3rd National ICCA Conference Before Closing in August 2019
  • Community-managed biodiversity conservation: the SGP-5 experience
  • INREMP and FMP implement iPMIS
  • News Snapshots

  • Coastal Resilience Project in the works18
  • UPLB FI and NTFP-EP to refine CBFM project proposals
  • Phlippines launches GEF Gold Child Project
  • UNDP bags ‘Development Aid of the Year Award’ for Biodiversity
  • Kibawe access road opens
  • ODA Programs and Projects supporting the achievement of SDGs
  • Financing orientation workshops strengthen support for sustainable farming in Southern Palawan
  • Project to combat illegal wildlife trade rolls out in Caraga and Central Visayas
  • FASPS Director leads Project Performance Review and ODA Portfolio Orientation in one info-sharing event
  • News Snapshots

  • Nine IPs declare communities part of ICCAs17
  • Driving investment and accountability
  • It’s all systems go for INREMP INREMP releases second batch of grants for LLRB
  • DENR convenes with NGA and PLGU heads for Risk Resiliency
  • Looking Back: 2018 FASPs & FASPS Achievement Highlights
  • Information Please: 2019 List of On-going FASPs
  • FASPS Events
  • In Case You Missed It: 2019 Environmental Events

  • Weaving a sustainable future for the tribes of Maguindanao16
  • AFoCo CFM Planning Project conducts database management and monitoring system training; distributes ICT equipment to partner POs
  • Illegal Wildlife Trade: Combatting environmental organized crimes in the Philippines launched
  • CCRES coastal tools, training guide now available online
  • SESAM implements a pioneering DENR-funded project on invasive alien species
  • MIA Project kick-starts nationwide drive on awareness of mercury
  • FASPS pursues improved coordination with regional partners through Consultation on Project Prep and Implementation Forum in Davao
  • FASPS pushes for a more active documentation of LL, GP, SS and knowledge-sharing through showcase of ICRMP achievements in Forum

  • ENR and UNIDO Set Up Central Materials Recovery Facility in General Santos City15
  • Environmental Champions Convene for National Biodiversity Conservation-based Conference
  • FMP Road Rehabilitation Project Breaks Ground in Nueva Vizcaya
  • Bohol POs Showcase Root and Tuber Crop Products during Sandugo Festival
  • SSS Countries Converge to Establish Transboundary Coordination Mechanisms for the Seascape
  • Philippines Signs into Law Protection of 94 new Areas, with Regular Budget Ensured
  • INREMP Conducts Procurement Orientation to LGUs in Lake Lanao Upper River Basin
  • RRP Shapes Up in Caraga Region with Initial Discussions with Surigao Provinces’ Local Execs
  • FASPS Pushes Operationalization of Its M&E System
  • BAC-FAPs Organizes RA9184-Compliant Procurement Training

  • INREMP’s PO beneficiaries showcase agroforestry products14
  • Phil. ICCA Consortium Holds Midyear Planning in Aurora
  • SSS Project Partners exchange knowledge on Harvest Strategies for Better Management of Marine Resources
  • BIOFIN leads biodiversity finance initiatives in the Philippines
  • Another PA in the Philippines received CSR funding with BIOFIN’s assistance
  • INREMP Marks First RI Subproject in Kibawe, Bukidnon
  • DENR, UNIDO Mark 25 Years of Partnership Against Environmental Pollution
  • FASPS Staff Celebrate Environmental Awareness Month through Earthday Jam 2018
  • PW Project and its Partners in Tawitawi and Zamboanga engage in cleanup activities for Earth Day
  • Defining Measures in Protecting Threatened Species in the Coral Triangle Region
  • ROAM Training in the PH
  • Philippine Eagle Week 2018

  • 7.5 Years in Panay: Results and impacts of ForClim I and II13
  • NREMP orchestrates review of bidding docs and guidelines on bid evaluation report prep
  • FMP trains Project Implementing Units on rain gauge management
  • FMP boosts firefighting in forestlands, turns over equipment to PENRO Nueva Ecija
  • Cassava production and processing pushed for livelihood development in southern Palawan
  • Strengthening Wildlife Law Enforcement in the Marine Turtle Protected Area Network
    in Palawan
  • REDD+ and PAME turn over Motor Vehicles to DENR after closing
  • Information Please: 2018 Foreign-Assisted and Special Projects
  • 2018 Green Film Festival Launched by DENR, SM Malls and the Academic Sector
  • World Bank launches Multi-Country Study on Agricultural Pollution
  • USAID kicks off support for better management of protected areas in the Philippines
  • FASPS Welcomes the Year through Assessment of 2017 Projects and Strategic Planning for 2018

  • FASPS heads north for monitoring of Diversification and Soil Conditioning in the Understorey of Pine Forest Project12
  • Partnerships for a safe haven for green turtles in the Philippines, and beyond
  • AFoCo BIPS holds 1st project coordination committee meeting
  • Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand gather in 2nd PCC Meeting of AFoCo Regional CFM Planning Project
  • MIA Regional Consultations and Visits to Contaminated Sites
  • Infrastructure projects to rise soon in FMP sites
  • FMP to adopt two new project management systems
  • Team Energy Foundation, Inc. finances the conservation of protected areas in the Philippines
  • FASPS revisit and document ICRMP Davao’s successes
  • Integrated Coastal Resources Management Project (ICRMP)
  • Global summit on migratory species highlights link of conservation and development
  • Central Materials Recovery Facility in GenSan breaks ground
  • INREMP conducts workshop on gender mainstreaming
  • GenSan supports halt of open burning activities through fun run

  • Protecting the CPMR Through CH Establishment11
  • BIOFIN Philippines, Bhutan engage in south-to-south exchange to advance finance solutions for biodiversity conservation
  • BIOFIN-UNDP, UP Pi Sigma Fraternity hold a debate on mobilizing biodiversity financing from unconventional sources
  • Bike race for biodiversity in Panay Island, Philippines DENR-EMB launches the “Development of the Minamata
    Initial Assessment (MIA) in the Philippines” Project
  • Lower Sierra Madre Grantees gather for the 2nd Annual Conference; “Amaya: Sa Pusod Ng Kagubatan” launched
  • PH, Germany consolidate good practices in managing 60 existing protected areas all over the PH – at least 56 new areas declared
  • FASPS attends workshop on sectoral policy gaps analysis
  • Collaborative Energies Convene for Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • FASPS participate in the 32nd ICC in Celebration of the Coastal Month
  • FMP trains staff for roll out of community enterprises

  • Waging An Unfamiliar Battle Philippine forestry sector advances REDD+ as climate protection strategy10
  • Incorporating ancient tribal customs in park management
  • Lanuza Marine Park Sanctuary: Empowering People’s Organization in Managing Marine Protected Area
  • Towards a Healthier Environment: The MMC Vehicles Donation Project
  • Rediscovered butterfly boosts drive to declare forest reserve a national park
  • German Embassy emphasizes importance of ecotourism to conserve biodiversity
  • Biodiversity conservation leaders and practitioners celebrate IDB, showcase best practices and lessons in First National Biodiversity Congress
  • Philippine ICCA Project partners with INREMP
  • FMP conducts workshop to update its operations manual
  • Empowering Bohol’s FBS facilitators through cross-farm visits in Leyte and Samar
  • Putting Naujan Lake National Park in nurturing and capable hands: women and the sustainable management of
    nature at the local level
  • PENRO Guimaras conducts orientation on the establishment of IPAF for TINMR
  • Capability Building for Project Proposal Preparation
  • Philippines: National Conference on Natural Capital Accounting
  • DENR and European Union Launches Real-Time Air Quality Monitoring System

  • SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component project steering committee meeting held09
  • Risk Resiliency and Sustainability Program TWG holds consultation workshop in Bohol
  • Mindoro local officials, UNDP, DENR to work together to localize biodiversity action plan
  • GEF-IEO Visits Project Sites for Program Evaluation of the SCCF and OPS6 Sub-Study on Gender Mainstreaming
  • World Bank visits PhilCCAP sites in Region 13 for completion mission
  • Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape Project convened implementing partners
  • Chicken, Rice, Sugar – A Balanced Diet For Watershed Protection?
  • The Philippines’ Enchanted River is worth saving!
  • Airwaves of Change: Community Radios as Catalysts for Climate Change Adaptation
  • Retooling FASPS M&E capability
  • FASPS Updates Gears Up for a New Year of News Sharing
  • GEF Small Grants Programme to hold National Conference in May
  • INREMP Wraps-Up Midterm Review Mission
  • Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape project management team recharged, planned for 2017
  • Liberating Li-Bertie, a two-year-old croc released into the wild by the PAME Project in the Philippines!

  • Building the capacity of local communities in developing and establishing forest enterprises08
  • Philippines aims for strengthened prosecution of environmental cases
  • Local stakeholders map out resource use and conservation challenges in Palawan
  • REDD+ Philippines online, launched
  • Negros Occidental wetlands hailed as the 7th Ramsar site in the Phlippines
  • The Phlippines Eagle: Soaring the Skies Once More
  • Communities, POs and indigenous peoples: At the forefront of building climate change resilience
  • Exemplary practices in the chiller sector recognized, awarded
  • GEF SGP5 holds site hub conferences
  • Safeguards strongly advocated by the Philippines in the fight against climate change
  • FASPS personnel attend in Sustainability Planning Workshop and Writeshop for PCEEP
  • Caring For The Environment Through ICCA
  • Planning purpose-driven LAWIN forest patrols
  • Celebrating climate change consciousness week the FASPS way
  • Regional Orientation on FASPs Cycle Management

  • INREMP Workshop on Mid-Year Assessment and Post-Mission Review of Aide Memoire Agreed Action Plan07
  • PAME Collaborates with Indigenous Leaders
  • PAME Trained Trainers Re-Echo Biodiversity Survey to Multi-Sectoral Audience
  • World Bank Lauds PhilCCAP DENR-DA Partnership for PhilCCAP sites service
  • IPOPs Management Pursued in Three Regions
  • Milestone for Philippine Caves Reached
  • Forest Conservation Area Planning
  • FASPS to Step Up Their Performance Through Assessment
  • Geomapping Harmonization, Initiated The Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape Project

  • DENR delegates attend the 107th Annual Conference and Trade Show of IDEA06
  • FASPS personnel attend fruitful 25th Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium at Oriental Mindoro
  • Batanes: A pristine Gem in the North
  • SOC Report
  • BMUB-IKI PAME celebrates International Biodiversity Day with #selfieforbiodiversityPhoto Contest
  • PhilCCAP turns over Knowledge Products to DENR Secretary
  • PAGASA conducts Climate Forums in PhilCCAP Pilot Sites
  • LAWIN takes off as integral part of DENR’s national forest protection strategy
  • PhilCCAP, PEMSEA continues Partnership, taps Blueyou to scout for Seaweed Farming Sites
  • Cap-B Program Continues in Basco
  • SGP5 holds Training of Trainers workshop for communities

  • FAPs News ADB conducts social safeguard orientation and field visit in Chico URM05
  • DENR and GIZ sign the Implementation Agreement (IA) of the Forest and Climate Forest Protection in Panay Phase II (FORCLIM II)
  • DENR, USAID launch LAWIN Forest and Biodiversity Protection System in Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park
  • BMB reports status of a national strategy, the Philippine ICCA
  • GIZ- SSME visioning activity in Balabac, Palawan revealed that coastal communities recognize the importance of environment
  • IPOPs reduction pushes forward with the safe closure and rehabilitation of dump site in Banquerohan, Legaspi City
  • How empowering women cultivates holistic, stonger forestland management
  • Protecting Busuanga’s Forest, Water and Biodiversity!
  • Making WAVES in Social Media Projects in the Pipeline
  • DENR Executive meet the GEF Executive
  • Forest Development Planning for Climate Change Resilience and Poverty Reduction during the Asia Pacific Forestry Week
  • FASPS Events FAPs Knowledge Sharing and Assessment 2016

  • Training Series on Biodiversity-Friendly Agri Practices kicks-off in Visayas04
  • Protected area boards approve management plans
  • PhilCCAP begins nationwide outreach
  • PhilCCAP polishes comms and finance plans
  • IPs, POs, and LGUs Find an Ally in the Environment Department
  • DCS Learning Mission goes to UK
  • DENR, WB and ADB - Joint Scoping Mission to the Pilot Program on Climate Resilience (PPCR) in the Philippines
  • Project proposal to improve ecosystem services and reduce CC vulnerability gathers momentum
  • FASPS Lit “Philippines Country Report on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy 2012 to 2016”
  • Group Launches two reports on how to build “Blue Economy” in the East Asian Seas Region
  • FASPS Summit

  • B+WISER strengthens capacities of IPs, park managers and patrollers on forest protection and restoration03
  • IPOPs Support Mission Commenced
  • DENR-FASPS on GIAHS Training 2015
  • IRT Dynamic Conservation Project Highlighted in CHINA
  • Criteria in selecting GIAHS sites
  • DENR-FASPS, ADB hold ICRMP review mission