Enhancing Community-Based Watershed Management
Enhancing Community-Based Watershed Management
The Project involves the watershed protection and conservation and the promotion of environment friendly technology for water resource utilization. Community-based hydraulic ram pumped shall be installed for the delivery of water for drinking and irrigation.The project is expected to enhance the production of vegetables and other crops by upland farmers, thereby contributing to the protection of the community’s 30-hectare watershed area9part of Ilog- Hilabangan watershed.Aside from biodiversity conservation, the project shall contribute to the following: Headwaters will be protected by the communities, initial to cover 30 hectares; Minimize if not totally eliminate slash and burn farming and charcoal making activities b the residents in the identified water heads. Ease the burden of women or household member in their daily routine activities (laundry and water fetching for the drinking and household use); Encourage the Establishment of Demo-farm for vegetable and other cash crops highlighting the concept of sustainable agriculture and appropriate technology;In the long run, the nearby local communities can be encouraged to participate in protecting the watershed area since water resource conservation and introduction of renewable energy technology shall be the focal point of the project intervention.
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Project Snapshot

Negros Economic Development Foundation Inc.
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 42,411.58
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 8,106.39
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 8,772.69
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed


The Royal Netherlands Embasy

Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator


NEDF Building, 6th Street, Bacolod City
Negros Occidental , 6100

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Rochelle Balitaan Villanueva
+63 2 2944082
Atty Rodolfo Ferdinand Jr Quicho
+63 2 2944082
+63 2 2944082


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

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