Environment and 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.

Our Goals

Mainly, the Programme supports the following outcomes: (1) Strengthened, rationalized and effectively implemented environment and natural resources policies, frameworks and plans; and (2) Streamlined Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) services and strengthened sustainable development planning and implementation capacity. more

Mangrove Rehabilitation

Mangrove rehabilitation and replantation in disaster-prone coastal areas can help protect communities and villagers from storm surges and flooding. (Photo: Wayne Pan/UNDP Philippines)more

Our Stories

Members of the Ulot Watershed Model Forest Stakeholders Federation (UWMFSF) comprised of 11 people’s organizations now help guide and operate Torpedo Boats in Samar Island National Park. (Photo: Wayne Pan/UNDP Philippines)
From timber to tourists: Community transformation in Samar Island

“Illegal logging – that is the large scale logging done by big companies. What we did here is not logging. We cut trees to sell tomore 

Menuvu children
The Menuvù community in Mt. Kalatungan, Bukidnon, shows the 3-D map of their ancestral domain. The community has developed a Community Conservation Plan (CCP) primarily to sustain and improve protection and conservation efforts for the Indigenous Community Conserved Area (ICCA) as well as the improvement of the well-being of the Menuvù community. (Photo: Glaiza Tabanao)
Empowered Philippine tribes preserve nature, prevent conflict

At the slopes of one of the highest mountain ranges in the Southern Philippines, two local tribesmen couldn’t contain the pride in their eyes and contentmentmore 

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