28300-012: Community-Based Forest Resources Management

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The current rate of destruction of forests in the Philippines is estimated at 100,000 ha per year (or 2% of the forest area in the country). Inadequate forest level and regional level planning, and lack of forest management information system are contributing to further degradation of the forests. This project preparatory TA (PPTA) will assist the Government to prepare an investment project for sustainable development and management of forests in the Philippines. The TA will assist the ... Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 28300-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number TA No. 3282
Approval Date 25 Oct 1999
Geographical Location Provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Misamis Occidental, Bukidnon, Davao del Sur, Davao del Norte, and Sarangani in Mindanao
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Forestry
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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