Strengthening the Implementation of regional and local Peace and Development Agendas

OBJECTIVES State and non-state actors have taken an integrated approach to implementing peace and development agendas at local and regional level. A particular focus is placed on improving the socio-economic situation of vulnerable groups and smallholder farmers. DESCRIPTION Mindanao, the southernmost island group in the Philippines, is characterised by poverty and violent...

Transformative Actions for Climate and Ecological Protection and Development (TRANSCEND)

OBJECTIVES Key actors at the national level and in the three landscapes support an integrated and transparent implementation of climate change and biodiversity policies. DESCRIPTION 45 per cent of the Philippine population lives in cities, where 75 per cent of the gross domestic product is produced. Unplanned urbanisation increases exposure to the...

Responsible Land Governance in Mindanao

Courtesy Visit to local partners. Copyright: RLGM Community Mapping – Plotting the community landmarks with the digitized map (captured and processed drone images). Copyright: RLGM ...

Strengthening Disaster Resilience and Risk Mitigation through Ecosystem-based Planning and Adaptation (E4DR)

OBJECTIVES Ecosystem-based adaptation and climate insurance are building resilience to the negative impacts of climate change in the Philippines. DESCRIPTION The Philippines is highly vulnerable to extreme weather events caused by climate change. Increasing loss and damage from typhoons, heavy rains, and slow-onset sea level rise are increasing poverty, triggering migration and...

Towards a South-South Collaboration on Climate Information and Services: Building a Knowledge Exchange and Learning Plat Platform for the Philippines and the Climate Vulnerable Forum

OBJECTIVES To improve Climate Information Services (CIS) in the Philippines and members of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), and help stakeholders make better decisions on climate change. DESCRIPTION Climate Information Services are vital in supporting strategic response to climate change. These services encompass a range of activities that deal with generating and providing...

Support to the Climate Change Commission II

In February 2019, the SupportCCC II Project Knowledge Exchange and Culmination Event was organized and attended by more than 150 participants from the government, civil society groups, academe, and other development partners. Partnerships built among key stakeholders in the country were again strengthened through this engaging culmination event to...

Sustainable management of human mobility in the context of climate change

OBJECTIVES Improve actionable knowledge on HMCCC in the partner countries and regions, and in international/German development cooperation Capacities of subnational, national, regional and supra-regional actors for handling HMCCC are strengthened Knowledge generation for handling HMCCC are made accessible. Advice on HMCCC is made available to German/international development cooperation. DESCRIPTION The German Federal Ministry for Economic...