July - December 2003
Primers, brochures, flyers and cds were developed by Philippine Sustainable
Development Network Foundation, Inc. for the Environmental
Impact Assessment Project Office of the Department of Public Works
and Highways (DPWH). The primers, brochures and flyers on
the Operations Manual of the DPWH Social and Environmental Management
System is intended to provide general information about the social and
environmental policies of the DPWH, and introduces the Social and
Environmental Management System which implementation is mandated since
The primers on Policies and Procedures for Land Acquisition of
Infrastructure Right of Way includes how infrastructure right of way
is acquired and managed.
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July to November 2000
2000, the Philippine Sustainable Development Network Foundation, Inc., in
cooperation with the Royal Netherlands Embassy, developed a website that would
feature local sustainable development (SD) strategies that have been successfully
implemented in the Philippines. The communities and strategies were pre-selected
according to a sustainable development indicators. Its purpose is to facilitate
technology transfer to other communities and to set a network of SD stakeholders. It
also aimed to provide a vehicle for promoting local products, services, and attractions
for local communities.
On 29 November 2000, people and stakeholders involved in the development
of the project gathered at Manansala Hall of Manila Galleria
Suites in Quezon City for the launching of the website.
sdvillage.ph, it was launched in an event designed to promote it as
the site that is "networking people . . . building
collection of stories is presented in a format that is user-friendly
and the process or the strategy employed by the community is
described in detail that would encourage replication of the
strategy/practice in an appropriate manner by communities not just
in the Philippines but in other parts of the world as well.
more pictures of the
SDVillage.ph Launching >>
The Philippine Sustainable Development Network Foundation, Inc. is undertaking
activities for the establishment of a information exchange and networking center for
sustainable development in order to strengthen the effectiveness of the Philippine
Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) as the national coordinating mechanism for
the implementation of Philippine Agenda 21.
The first consultation with the stakeholders was on 11 October 2001 at the Boardroom of
the National Economic Development Authority, Pasig City. It was attended by
representatives from various government agencies, non-government organizations and
To validate the results of the survey and to identify data gaps, the
consultation was immediately followed by a validation workshop held on 14 December 2001 at
the Astoria Plaza. Presented during the workshop were the results of the survey
administered in relation to the prototype design phase of the PIENC.
On 05 July 2002, at the Visitors' Center of the Ninoy Aquino Parks and
Wildlife Nature Center,
a consultation-workshop was held to present the draft design of
the PIENC and its website, and solicit comments and additional
inputs to the design.
Also presented during the consultation was the
database design for monitoring
PA 21 implementation, the main objective of which is to
facilitate the coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of the implementation of PA 21 by
On 17 September 2002, an orientation-training was conducted to familiarize the
PCSD Government Counterpart Secretariat (NEDA Agriculture Staff)
on the features of the Website, especially the back-end database for
reporting and monitoring the implementation of PA21.
The Center, which is now called the PCSDNet,
has a platform website now on line at -