Environment & Energy

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A Guidebook on Renewable Energy Project Development & Packaging

This Guidebook aims to provide prospective Renewable Energy (RE) project developers with a practical road map to assist them in project development and packaging, avail of incentives and secure financial assistance in the process, addressing a major barrier to increased RE adoption in the more

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Compact: Engaging Local Communities in Stewardship of World Heritage

Though they have defined boundaries, World Heritage sites are very much a part of the communities in which they are located. As such, they provide rich opportunities to develop and promote effective models for integrating compatible human uses with the protection of ecosystem functions and more

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Fast Facts: Building Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risk

The Philippines is one of the most at risk countries in the world for natural disasters. Comprised of over 7000 islands, situated on the Pacific “Ring of Fire” and in the Pacific typhoon belt, the country ranks second in the world in annual risk to people from earthquakes and cyclones. It more

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Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction in Subnational Development Land Use/Physical Planning in the Philippines

These guidelines can enhance subnational planning processes by providing tools with which government officials can assess the vulnerability of the population, economy, and environment to natural hazards and determine appropriate measures to reduceand manage these risks. more

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National State of the Brown Environment Report (2005-2007)

A technical report examining air and water quality, solid waste, toxic chemicals and hazardous wastes, and compliance with multilateral environmental agreements in the country. It also looks at inititatives being implemented by stakeholders like government, private sector, civil society, and the more

OUR WORK - ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY

UNDP works on enhancing the environment's carrying capacity to support the country's sustained economic growth, alleviating poverty in the process. This is through the: (1) evolution and refinement of the legislative, institutional, and regulatory framework; (2) use of market-based mechanisms and adoption of environmentally sustainable technologies to encourage private sector participation in environmental protection as well as greater community alliance in the formulation and implementation of local level initiatives; and (3) establishment of a more effective system of environmental governance and delivery of environmental services, including monitoring and enforcement.

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Contact UNDP in the Philippines
Amelia Supetran

Team Leader
Energy and Environment
Email: amelia.supetran@undp.org
Phone number: (632) 9010224
Fax Numbers: (632) 9010200, (632) 8897177