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Barriers to urban shelter self-recovery in Philippines and Nepal: lessons for humanitarian policy and practiceThe British Academy, 2019Most households affected by disasters reconstruct their houses themselves by self-building or employing local labour: they ‘self-recover’. Humanitarian agencies’ experience in assisting self-recovery in urban communities is limited; little is known about how to support it in practice.Document
Governance Assessment for Protected and Conserved Areas (GAPA): early experience of a multi-stakeholder methodology for enhancing equity and effectivenessInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2018We are increasingly recognising that governance is key to enhancing the effectiveness, equity and sustainability of conservation efforts. There is abundant literature on the theory of governance and conservation practitioners are increasingly familiar with the concepts of accountability, effective participation and equitable benefit sharing.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2018Communities are slowly being rebuilt after Super Typhoon Yolanda (also known as Typhoon Haiyan) struck the Visayas Islands in the Philippines in November 2013. The vulnerable, most affected communities face ongoing challenges to re-establish livelihoods, safe housing, access to water and electricity, and to rebuild roads and drainage.Document
Toward the sustainable development of the fisheries sector: an analysis of the Philippine Fisheries Code and the AFMAPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1999The fisheries sector hosts some of the worst environmental problems of the Philippines. Because of this, it is a critical arena in the effort to attain a more sustainable form of development in the country. The search for solutions to the environmental problems in the fisheries sector has been going on for years.Document
Implementation crucial to sustainable environmental management: on development policies, institutions and upland environment of Southeast AsiaPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004Citing cases in various Southeast Asian uplands but focusing on a specific Philippine upland illustration in Bukidnon in Southern Philippines, this feature story looks at the relationship between development and the state of a country's natural resources.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1998This paper argues that the rapid economic expansion experienced by the ASEAN region has been dampened by the onset of economic crisis. In the Philippines, the crisis has been aggravated by the problems of El Nino and La Nina.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1998Due to the rapid population growth in cities and the rising cost of developing new sources of water supply, Metro Cebu has experienced an increasing demand and supply gap. This has been exacerbated by the current drought and the pollution on bodies of water surrounding the city.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000Conventionally, agricultural resource management per se is not a popular area of research. Agricultural production research was crop and input specific. Earlier studies recommended fertilizer levels that maximize yields; or cropping patterns that maximize output and profits. Water was considered a fixed input; water productivity was not an issue, so was soil productivity.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2016Nongovernment reforestation is defined as reforestation done through tenure instruments, citizenry, and private lands. This Policy Note aims to identify contemporary issues and problems related to nongovernment reforestation and recommends specific actions that can be undertaken to address them.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2002The persistence of serious natural resource depletion and environmental degradation means that much remains to be done years in to the implementation of Philippine Agenda 21 (PA 21).