Development of Functional Ecotourism Parameters for UNDP GEF/RNE Small Grants Programme
Development of Functional Ecotourism Parameters for UNDP GEF/RNE Small Grants Programme
The project aims to undertake a consultation-workshop and other related activities to assist SGP to draw up/develop parameters and identify community-based ecotourism activities which may possibly receive funding from SGP.

Participants of the roundtable discussion shall include at least 25 representatives from government organizations, line agencies, NGOs, community-based organizations (CBOs), private sector and other organizations actively involved in community-based ecotourism projects in the areas of planning and development, policy making, implementation and management, funding, monitoring and evaluation.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Merlin Espeso
Country:
Philippines
Area Of Work:
Multifocal Area
Grant Amount:
US$ 2,030.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 192.81
Project Number:
PHI/23/02 GEF-RNE
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
A total of thirty-nine (39) participants attended representing the government organizations (Department of Tourism (DOT); Department of Environment and Natural Resources DENR) Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), intergovernmental organizations (The Royal Netherlands Embassy), community-based organizations (CBOs); UNDP and other organizations actively involved in community-based ecotourism projects in the areas of planning and development, policy making, implementation and management, funding, and monitoring and evaluation.
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples
Best elements and practices immersed during the forum is involving the local communities (indigenous peoples), LGUs, multi-partner strategy, investing in relationship-building within the community, people empowerment entails trust from other interest groups, varying conditions mean differing solutions.
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Grantee Contact

Merlin Espeso
 

Address

Unit 533 Valero Plaza, 124 Valero Street Salcedo Village
Unit 533 Valero Plaz , Metro Manila ,

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Rochelle Balitaan Villanueva
Phone:
+63 2 2944082
Email:
Atty Rodolfo Ferdinand Jr Quicho
Phone:
+63 2 2944082
Fax:
+63 2 2944082
Email:

Address

Biodiversity Management Bureau Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center North Avenue, Diliman
Quezon City, Metro Manila, 1101

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