Community-Based Biodiversity Conservation and Micro Hydropower Generation towards Sustainable Development (MINDANAO)
Development and installation of a community-based biodiversity and renewable energy program for the sustainable development of the indigenous group Mandaya. By contributing towards the improvement and sustained preservation of forest ecosystem and biodiversity conservation through community-managed micro-hydro electric.
Caraga Development Foundation, Inc.
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Project Characteristics and Results
Although gender is not a defined focus in the design of the project, women are involved in the following actvities: project planning, establishment of nursery, outplanting, and project monitoring. Women also play an important role in the installation of the micro hydropower system. Aside from preparing the food during construction, they assist in hauling materials and equipment, document/monitor the project, and take active part in feedbacking to ensure project success.
Notable Community Participation
The conservation and protection of the watershed shall be undertaken by the community. Likewise, the micro hydropower system shall be constructed, operated, and maintained by the community. It should be noted that the community planned and designed the project.
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