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production forest

Forest lands that can be made available for timber and agroforestry production, range lands for grazing, and other forest lands special uses.

production land use

An area utilized for timber and non-timber production uses: residual dipterocarp forests; rangelands for grazing; mangrove areas.; areas under IFMA; areas under CBFM; watershed reserves; multiple use zones; and other forest lands.

production sharing agreement

An agreement wherein the government grants the contractor the exclusive right to conduct forestry development activities within but not little over, the contract area and shares in the production whiter in kind or in value as owner of the forest product therein. The contractor provides all the necessary financing, technology, management and personnel.

propagated species

A plant which has been cultured by a man intervention.

protected area

Identified portions of land and/or water set aside by reason of their unique physical and biological diversity and protected against destructive human exploitation.

protected area

An identified portion of hand and water set aside by reason of their unique physical and biological significance, managed to enhance biological diversity and protected against destructive human exploitation.

Protected Area Community-Based Resource Management Agreement

An agreement entered into by and between the DENR and the organized tenured migrant communities or interested indigenous people in protected areas and buffer zones which has a term of 25 years; renewable for another 25 years.

Synonyms - PACBRMA
protected area delineation

Actual ground survey of the boundaries of protected areas and their buffer zones and management and management zones using the global positioning system (GPS) or other applicable survey instruments and technologies, with the intention of producing a map of the area.

protected area demarcation

The establishment of the boundaries of protected areas and their buffer zones using visible markers, monuments, buoys in case of marine areas, and known natural features and landmarks, among others, as a result of the actual ground delineation.

Protected Area Management Board

A decision-making body created by RA 7586, which exercises jurisdiction over a protected area within its are of responsibility.

Synonyms - PAMB
protected area occupants

Persons who are residing, utilizing, and cultivating areas within the protected area.1âwphi1 These include private owners, IPs, tenured migrants and informal settlers.

Protected Area Retained Income Account

Trust fund maintained by any protected area and administered by the respective Protected Area Management Boards (PAMB) representing 75% of revenues generated from the protected area to support its operation and management.

Protected Area Suitability Assessment

An activity undertaken to evaluate the suitability of each area for inclusion in the NIPAS under one of the categories provided in the RA 7586.

Synonyms - PASA
protected landscapes or seascapes

Areas of national significance which are characterized by the harmonious interaction of man, land, and water while providing opportunities for public enjoyment through recreation, tourism, and other economic activities.

protected species

Plants or animals declared protected under Philippine laws, rules, and regulations. These shall include all species listed under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora and all its Annexes, the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS), those specified under the red-list categories of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (DENR), PAMB or any government agency may deem necessary for conservation and preservation in the protected area.