Overall Objective

GGGI’s objective in Philippines is to support the mainstreaming of Green Growth into the country’s Development Planning, operationalize the People’s Survival Fund and to scale-up the Climate Resilient Green Growth Planning (CRGG) program at the provincial level.

Strategic Outcome Targets

GHG Reductions To Be Confirmed
Green Jobs To Be Confirmed
Sustainable Services To Be Confirmed
Air Quality To Be Confirmed
Ecosystem Services To Be Confirmed
Enhanced Adaptation to Climate Change To Be Confirmed
Contact
Marlene Vinluan

Lead - PSF Project

Resource Partner

GGGI Core Funding

Government Counterpart

National Economic Development Authority

Climate Change Commission

People’s Survival Fund Secretariat (Climate Change Commission – Climate Change Office)

PSF Board (DOF, CCC, DBM, DILG, NEDA, DILG, Philippine Commission on Women, and Sectoral Representative)

Department of Trade and Industry

Provincial Governments

Context

The Global Climate Risk Index of 2016 identifies the Philippines as one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. Recognizing the threats of climate change, the Government of the Philippines (GoP) has undertaken key initiatives and implemented projects to pursue the GoP’s thrust of promoting climate resilience and inclusive growth.

Following the successful completion of a pilot project in 2014, GGGI is supporting the scale up and implementation of climate resilience and green growth projects under the Climate Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) Planning Project in the provinces of Palawan and Oriental Mindoro.

The Philippines has also established a national mechanism to support implementation of climate change adaptation interventions in the country, which GGGI is supporting the operationalization of.

 

 

News

News • June 12, 2019

15 shortlisted participants of the Greenpreneurs 2019 program to take part in a global competition

June 12, Seoul, Republic of Korea – Out of more than 200 participants, 15 were shortlisted from GGGI’s Member countries and countries where GGGI has operations, including Cambodia, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Jordan, Morocco, Nepal, the Philippines, Rwanda, Uganda, the UAE, and Vanuatu. This year, GGGI is pleased to have a variety of project ideas designed […]

News • April 30, 2019

Electric trikes in San Vicente Bring “Ecotown” to Life

April 30, Palawan, Philippines – Electric tricycles (E-trikes) have already started to roam the streets of San Vicente thanks to a grant deal facilitated by GGGI and financed by the Asian Development Bank through the Department of Energy, which provided 50 units of e-trikes amounting to nearly half a million US dollars. This is one […]

News • April 10, 2019

From Planning to Action: Strengthened partnership between Oriental Mindoro and GGGI to demonstrate climate resilient green growth on the ground

On April 10, 2019, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), together with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), conducted a “preliminary” technical mission to the Province of Oriental Mindoro to prepare a technical funding proposal tentatively called “Climate Resilient and Inclusive Green Growth: Accelerating Implementation in the Agriculture Value Chain of MIMAROPA Region”, to […]

News • March 15, 2019

“Palawena” (women of Palawan, Philippines) in action to build climate resilient communities

March 15, 2019, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines – GGGI celebrated International Women’s Month by empowering a group of climate champions in Palawan. 300 women leaders of Palawan were engaged to take on imminent climate challenges affecting women and children at the Provincial Government of Palawan’s celebration of this year’s women’s month from March 11 […]

News • March 12, 2019

GGGI takes the lead in leveraging green growth to support the Philippine SDG targets and its Long Term Vision 2040

March 12, 2019, Naga City, Philippines – GGGI presented a green growth planning toolkit designed to help local governments mainstream green growth in their development plans, during the 30th National Convention of the League of Local Planning and Development Coordinators of the Philippines held in Naga City, Philippines. In support of the SDG targets under […]

News • February 28, 2019

Brooke’s Point, Palawan Tested out Electric Tricycle: Climate Resilient Green Growth is now in action

February 28, Manila – GGGI structured a grant deal arrangement as a form of providing 50 units of electric tricycles (valued at USD 455,000) to the Brooke’s Point Municipality, Province of Palawan in the Philippines. The grant was made through the Asian Development Bank-funded electric trikes project of the Department of Energy (DOE), envisioning to […]

News • October 12, 2018

Palawan Province and GGGI Launch Institute for Resilience and Green Growth

Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines, October 12 – The Provincial Government of Palawan and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) launched the New Banua Institute for Resilience and Green Growth to culminate the Palawan Indigenous Peoples’ Summit, a three-day gathering of almost 1,000 Indigenous People (IP) from the seven tribes in the Province of Palawan. The New […]

News • October 12, 2018

GGGI Contribution to Palawan Climate Resilience and Green Growth Recognized

Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines, October 12 – Palawan Governor Jose Chavez Alvarez bestowed upon the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) the Provincial Plaque of Appreciation to recognize the support of the GGGI in pursuing climate resilience and green growth in the Province of Palawan. On the occasion of the launch of the New Banua Institute […]

News • September 13, 2018

GGGI supports the Seminar on Renewable Energy organized by the Korean Embassy in Manila and Department of Energy

On September 13, GGGI supported the Seminar on Renewable Energy organized by the Korean Embassy in collaboration with the Department of Energy (DOE) held last at the Marquis Events Place, Bonifacio Global City, Philippines. The event aims to strengthen knowledge exchange of the local regulatory and technological landscape on renewable energy and how innovative technologies […]

News • August 31, 2018

Palawan Provincial Development Council Approves Investment Program for Climate Resilience and Green Growth and Adoption of Conceptual Framework for Green Cities

Palawan, Phillippines – On its July 10 meeting, the Palawan Provincial Development Council (PDC),  in line with the Palawan Climate Resilience and Green Growth (CRGG) Framework, approved the 2019-2023 Provincial Development Investment Plan (PDIP), 2019 Annual Investment Program (AIP) and the “Conceptual Framework for Green Cities in Palawan”, through PDC Resolution Numbers 7 , 8 […]

News • July 27, 2018

Inclusive and Green Approach Eyed for the DTI Shared Service Facilities Program

On 27 July 2018, a team from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) visited the Shared Service Facility (SSF) operated by the Philippine Footwear Federation, Inc. (PFFI) in Marikina City to explore areas where “green and inclusive approaches” could be introduced to enhance its contribution to the […]

News • June 22, 2018

GGGI speaks at the Annual National Convention of the League of Local Planning and Development Coordinators of the Philippines

Butuan City, Philippines – The Annual National Convention of the League of Local Planning and Development Coordinators was held on June 18-22 at Butuan City, Philippines. With the theme, “Strengthening Capabilities and Alliances of Planning Practitioners for Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable Development,” the five-day convention was attended by about 900 local planners and development coordinators […]

News • June 1, 2018

GGGI speaks at the Central Luzon Convention of Local Development Planners

The Global Green Growth Institute’s Maricor Muzones was invited to the 8th Regional Convention of the League of Local Planners and Development Coordinators of the Philippines Inc. (LLPDCPI) – Central Luzon last April 11 to speak about GGGI’s initiative on mainstreaming green growth in development planning last April 10 to 12, 2018. The three-day event […]

News • May 22, 2018

GGGI-Bataan Collaboration on a 50-MW Solar Farm Explored

Bataan, Philippines – May 22, 2018 – Building on its current initiative under the GGGI-National and Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) project on “Mainstreaming Green Growth in Development Planning,” GGGI Director-General Dr. Frank Rijsberman met with Bataan Provincial  Governor Albert Garcia and other provincial officers along with key stakeholders such as the Authority of the […]

News • May 16, 2018

GGGI and Philippines’ DTI Hold Inter-Agency Consultation on Development of DTI Carbon Footprint Calculator

Manila, Philippines — 19 April 2018— The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) conducted an Inter-Agency round table consultation to inform the methodologies and assumptions for the ongoing development of the DTI Carbon Footprint Calculator. The activity was attended by representatives from the Climate Change Commission (CCC), Department […]

News • May 16, 2018

GGGI and the Provincial Government of Palawan, Philippines Take Steps in Greening Dumaran’s “Mangrove Belt”

Palawan, Philippines – May 16, 2018 — The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) together with the Provincial Government of Palawan and the Municipal Government of Dumaran conducted a “Community Needs Assessment and Direction Setting” from 24 to 26 April 2018 to support the implementation of the “Palawan Climate Resilient Green Growth Framework”, which was adopted […]

News • May 16, 2018

Philippines Government released USD 4M in Climate Funds to Local Government Units

Manila, Philippines – On March 28, following the signing of a financial agreement in early March, the Philippines Government granted a total of Php 192 million or roughly USD 4 million of climate adaptation funds to four local governments through its People’s Survival Fund. The Fund was established in 2012 through Republic Act 10174 as […]

News • May 4, 2018

GGGI assesses inclusive green development Belt and Road opportunities

SEOUL, May 4, 2018 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) hosted a side event under the theme of “Green Growth and Regional Cooperation” on 4 May on the sidelines of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Manila, Philippines. The GGGI side event served as a platform for discussing opportunities […]

News • February 7, 2018

Strategic Planning Workshop held to operationalize the People’s Survival Fund and help address local vulnerabilities

On February 7, GGGI and Philippines’ Climate Change Commission co-organized a strategic planning workshop to strengthen and plan the 2018 activities for the operationalization of the People’s Survival Fund, a special fund in the Philippine National Treasury that finances climate change adaptation programs and projects. In the strategic planning workshop, the Technical Evaluation Systems and Services of […]

News • November 21, 2017

Department of Trade and Industry and GGGI Complete Case Study on Green Business Practice for Philippines’ MSMEs

On November 21, 2017, in Manila, a GGGI delegation, led by Mr. Per Bertilsson – GGGI Assistant Director General, presented the report on “Case Study on Best Green Business Practices among MSMEs in the Food Processing Industry of the Philippines” to the Philippines Department of Trade and Industry represented by Undersecretary Zenaida Maglaya of the […]

Projects

Project
Mainstreaming Green Growth in Development Planning
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 844 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Support to the Operationalization of the People’s Survival Fund
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 1 454 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Project
Climate Resilient Green Growth (CRGG) Project
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 1 547 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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Reports

Philippines Country Planning Framework 2016-2020 Philippines  • Cross Cutting
Report
Philippines Country Planning Framework 2016-2020

Philippines  • Cross Cutting

GGGI Philippines Report: Eco-town Framework Philippines  • Cross Cutting
Report
GGGI Philippines Report: Eco-town Framework

Philippines  • Cross Cutting

GGGI In-Country Staff

Rhoel Bernardo

Lead - CRGG Project

Reby Orbista

Senior Assistant- M&A (Philippines Program)

Pepe Nebril

Provincial Technical Officer - Palawan: Climate Resilient Green Growth Planning

Marlene Vinluan

Lead - PSF Project

Maricor Muzones

Sr Officer - National Planning

Marah Garcia

Associate- Program Integration

Mae Valdez

Associate- Philippines Program

Jessie Vitacion

Assistant - Philippines Program

Gilda Garibay

CRGG Implementation Officer

Erika Shiela Sabino Calayag

Sr Assistant - Knowledge Development

Doreen Erfe

Sr Associate - Capacity Development, Philippines