COMMUNITY-BASED BIODIVERSITY CONSRVATION AND PROTECTION ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
COMMUNITY-BASED BIODIVERSITY CONSRVATION AND PROTECTION ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
The project aims to enhance community-based partnership approaches towards biodiversity conservation and protection at Sibalom Natural Park. The project is expected to increase the participation and involvement of the communities and Barangay LGUs in forest rehabilitation and conservation. The objectives of the project: Organized four (4) new POs and strengthen four (4) other existing POs; Training and Develop para-legal/bantay gubat in each of the eight barangays; Enhance the application and practice of SALT and soil and water conservation or rain forestation farming technology; Rehabilitate watershed areas; Lobby for the formulation, enforcement and monitoring of loval ordinance related to biodiversity conservation; Coordinate/link with other resource agencies.

The project intends to capacitate the community leaders towards effective community-based biodiversity conservation. These shall include orientation on environmental laws, training on seed/wildling collection, nursery establishment, waste management, amd mobilization of Environmental Watch and Action Group. The presence of paralegal volunteers will help in the documentation of environmental issues and concerns as well as in the apprehension of violators for those deputized as Bantay Gubat.

Another component is the watershed rehabilitation. A total of 10 HAs of watershed areas will be developed or rehabilitated with the use of indigenous tree species. The project will make use od indigenous tree species. Rainforestation training will also be provided.

The project will also involved the development of 20 Has. of upland areas with the use of Sloping Agricultural Land Technology (SALT). Considering the development of upland area is a very tedious work, the project will promote the bayanihan system or "dagyaw" (in local dialect).
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Antique Human Development Program
Country:
Philippines
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 39,877.72
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 35,234.80
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
PHI/75/04
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
A micro-watershed rehabilitation and protection approach utilizing agro-forestry and rain reforestation technology can be promoted to prevent further damage to agricultural lands and forest areas. It will also help preserve the biodiversity area esp. the conservation and protection of Rafflesia species.
Notable Community Participation
PAMB will strengthen the capabilities and commitment of the communities in the protection, conservation and development programs of the SNP and in the upliftment of the socio-economic well-being.
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Grantee Contact

Ms. Marilou R. Llavan
 

Address

Binirayan, San Jose
Antique , 5700

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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