Forest Management Project

FMP is a ten-year (2012-2022) Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) – Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) project that aims to strengthen forestland management in three critical river basins through the implementation of collaborative and comprehensive Community-Based Forest Management (CBFM) strategies.

The Project is expected to integrate conservation and development-oriented activities with full participation and capacitation of local communities. These include 147 People’s Organizations (POs) within the identified 24 sub-watershed areas as well as the DENR and other stakeholders.

The total project investment cost is estimated at Php 5,870.64 million. Total cost to be borne by Government of Philippines (GOP) is Php 1,162.26 million and total cost to be covered by the loan is Php 4,708.38 million.

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