2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia

Strengthening Resilience, Equity and Integration in ASEAN Food and Agriculture Systems
12-13 November 2014 • Makati Shangri-La, Manila, Philippines

GIZ and Partners







GIZ and the National Convergence Initiative (NCI) – composed of Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Department of Environment (DENR), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) - jointly implement the Environment and Rural Development (EnRD) Program. In close cooperation other GIZ supported projects in the Philippines and EnRD partners, especially the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB), `Ridge to Reef’, an integrated ecosystem management (IEM) approach was elaborated. Various knowledge products were developed to document the joint experiences and describe tested processes. EnRD and its partners will present how the IEM leads to improved natural resource management at local level and how the jointly developed knowledge products contribute to the national roll-out of the CLUP Guidebook Series by HLURB.


Session 3D: Integrated Ecosystem Management from ridge to reef


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About the Organizer


SEARCA is one of the 21 regional centers of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO). Founded on 27 November 1966, SEARCA is mandated to strengthen institutional capacities in agricultural and rural development in Southeast Asia through graduate education, short-term training, research and development, and knowledge management.

Contact Us

For further information and inquiries, please contact:

Acting Program Head
Research and Development
Department, SEARCA
Los Baños, Laguna 4031 Philippines

Tel: +63 49 536-2287 loc 131