Category: Projects

CCI’s Bleeding-hearts Programme

September 23, 2016 by in category Projects, Protect

Frugivores (Fruit-eaters) such as pigeons are important ecosystem service providers in tropical forests, but are seriously threatened. Five species of bleeding-heart pigeons occur only in the Philippines: Luzon bleeding-heart Gallicolumba luzonica (Near Threatened, IUCN Red List), Mindoro bleeding-heart G. platenae (Critically Endangered), Mindanao bleeding-heart G. criniger (Vulnerable), Sulu bleeding-heart G. menagei (Critically Endangered), and Negros [...]

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CCI’s Palawan Programme: Oplan Tandikan

September 23, 2016 by in category Projects, Protect

We aim to address the acute pressures facing Palawans forests by galvanising conservation efforts around ambassador species that are known and are popular locally, and thus can act as flagships for this rapidly diminishing habitat. We work to build conservation capacity by carrying out a conservation projects in Palawan's forests, concentrating on high profile endemic [...]

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The Philippine National REDD-Plus Strategy (PNRPS)

September 23, 2016 by in category Projects, Sustain

The Philippine National REDD-Plus Strategy (PNRPS) is a guiding document intended to facilitate REDD-Plus development and implementation in the Philippines through the initiatives of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)–Forest Management Bureau (FMB), CoDe REDD, and the civil society within a 10–year timeline (2010–2020).   The country is now gearing towards the second [...]

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High Conservation Value Assessment (HCVAs) in Southwest Mindanao

August 22, 2016 by in category Innovate, Projects

Together with Hineleban Foundation, a terrestrial ecological assessment was conducted to establish ecological baselines and identify High Conservation Value Areas. This will provide Al Sahar guidance in the implementation of strategic management and conservation activities throughout their project sites. The project is expected to further encourage private sector investments which would stimulate economic activity whereby [...]

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Indigenous Marine Management

August 16, 2016 by in category Innovate, Projects tagged as ,

Both projects work in such a way that it complements together as it is being implemented. It aims to shape, advocate, sustain, and enhance norms among individuals and institutions in the natural resource conservation movement to address root causes of coastal degradation at critical sites. This is done by providing capacity building platforms to key [...]

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FOREST Families

August 16, 2016 by in category Projects, Sustain tagged as

Facilitating and Organizing Rehabilitation and Ecosystem Stability Through Family-Based Approaches (FOREST Families)   Background   The aftermath of the destruction of typhoon Ketsana, a movement to rehabilitate and save the Marikina Watershed came from the private sector and individuals who wanted to make sure that such devastation would not happen again. Thus the Marikina watershed [...]

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