DUMALAGUING ALTERNATIBONG GIGIKANAN SA SUGANG DAGITAB (DUMALAGUING ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF ENERGY)
DUMALAGUING ALTERNATIBONG GIGIKANAN SA SUGANG DAGITAB (DUMALAGUING ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF ENERGY)
The project aims to develop/install a community-based micro-hydro power system as alternative source of energy to 135 Higaonon households in Brgy. Dumalaguing, Impasugong, Bukidnon.Brgy. Dumalaguing is an upland community (750 meters above sea level) and inhabited by Higaonons. Located about 20 kilometers from the center of the municipality of Impasugong (Bukidnon), 80% of the total land area is classified as timberland. Several creeks are found in the barangay and these drain/feed the major rivers systems of Tagoloan and Dumalaguing.In addition to providing clean/renewable energy source for the indigenous communities, the project shall be able to pave the way for agricultural development, operation of agro-processing facilities such as rice and corn mill, coffee huller and abacca stripping machine and including feed formulation/processing for livestock in the area.At the household level, food (rice and corn) is made readily available thru the milling facilities.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Kaanib Foundation, Incorporated
Country:
Philippines
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 49,511.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 27,845.18
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 17,706.76
Project Number:
PHI/45/03 GEF-RNE
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
A significant number of community is now engaging in rice production. Some cottage industry projects are presrent in the barangay. Example to these is: Mat weaving, abaca bag weaving, rattan bag making and others.
Gender Focus
All the partners including men and women, children and elders, indigenous peoples will be involved in the implementation of the project. Critical in the post project scenario is the care and management of the mini-hydro plant. Strategic involvement of the Municipal Government of Impasugong will be ensured. The partners have agreed to use the project management committee as the policy making body of the MHP.
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Partnership

The Royal Netherlands Embassy

Grantee Contact

Ms. Imelda Hernandez
 

Address

Sta. Ana, Poblacion, Municipality of Impasugong, Bukidnon
Mindanao ,

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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