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Center for Economic and Policy Research                         

  Acronym: CEPR
  Type of Organization: Research / Academe
  Head of the Organization: Mr. Bienvenido Alano
  Designation: President
  Address: 2nd Floor ZETA Bldg., Salcedo St., Legazpi Village, Makati City
  Telephone No.: 6355201-05
  Fax Number: 6339786
  Email Address: [email protected]



            To be active partners in the national efforts to achieve sustained economic growth, thriving on
      industrial efficiency and competitiveness, and based on sustainable management of the
      country's resources.


Foundation for Sustainable Development, Inc.

  Acronym: FSDI
  Type of Organization: NGO
  Head of the Organization: Ms. Maria Dulce Cacha
  Designation: Executive Director
  Address: 86-B 18th Avenue, Murphy (Barangay San Roque), 1109 Quezon City
  Telephone No.: (632)913-4044
  Fax Number: (632)913-4045
  Email Address: [email protected]



           "Humanity has the ability to make development sustainable - to ensure that it meets the
      needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own


           FSDI's primary goal is to promote the development and utilization of human, natural and
      information resources, technologies and strategies for the improvement of the quality of life of
      this generation as well as that of future generations.


            FSDI undertakes volunteer and contracted environmental-related socio-economic project
      work for local communities, public and private sectors, including national and local government
      units, government owned corporations and private enterprises.

            FSDI's human resources include its home office staff, members and a network of non-
      governmental organizations and professionals with specialization in the fields of agriculture,
      marine science, community development, fisheries, management, social works, economics,
      sociology, engineering, development finance, developmental communication, institutional
      development, political science, planning, resource management and environmental sciences.

            The information bases and analytical capabilities developed through previous project worked
      equipped FSDI with a flexible set of tools for addressing environmental assessment, planning
      and management problems in the public and private sectors. These services include:


Philippine Business for the Environment, Inc.

  Acronym: PBE
   Type of Organization: NGO
   Head of the Organization: Ms. Lisa C. Antonio
   Designation: Executive Director
   Address: DAP Bldg., San Miguel Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City
   Telephone No.: 6353670 / 6352651
   Fax Number: 6315714
   Email Addresses:
                                 [email protected]
   Website Address:   



            PBE believes that business, together  with government and the public, has the social
      responsibility to protect the environment. PBE will assist business to carry out this responsibility
      through its role as:




      Industrial Waste Exchange Program (IWEP)

            WASTE EXCHANGE is a process whereby the waste of an industry may be utilized
      in-house or transferred to another industry for reuse or recycling. The ultimate goal of the waste
      exchange is to reduce environmental impacts from industrial waste disposal while generating
      economic returns through the promotion of resource recovery from industrial waste.


      Philippine Business Agenda 21

            PBE was commissioned by UNDP under its joint project with the Philippine government
      called Private Sector Participation in Managing the Environment (PRIME) Project to consolidate
      the various medium and long-term initiatives of industry associations into an integrated plan to be
      called Philippine Business Agenda 21.

            Business Agenda 21 or BA21 reflects the business sector’s response to Philippine Agenda
      21 which provides the broad vision and implementing strategies and parameters for sustainable
      development in the country. BA21 is a consolidated plan specifically developed by the business
      sector consistent with and in support of Philippine Agenda 21.


Philippine Business for Social Progress

  Acronym: PBSP
  Type of Organization: NGO
  Head of the Organization: Mr. Roberto Calingo
  Designation: Executive Director
  Address: 3rd Floor PSDC Bldg., Magallanes cor Real Streets, Intramuros, Manila
  Telephone No.: 5277741
  Fax Number: 5273743
  Email Address: [email protected]
  Website Address:



            To be the leader in promoting business sector commitment to social development.


            To deliver solutions to poverty through programs that results in self-reliance.


            To raise the income of the underpriviledged above the poverty threshold.



           Please refer to PBSP's homepage


Palawan Council for Sustainable Development        

  Acronym: PCSD
  Type of Organization: Government
  Head of the Organization: Atty. Joselito Alisuag
  Designation: Executive Director
  Address: Victoria Building, 1670   Quezon Avenue, Quezon City
  Telephone No.: 9223450-52
  Fax Number: 9223939
  Email Address: [email protected]
                             [email protected]



            To protect, develop and conserve Palawan's natural resources while pursuing economic


            To balance environmental conservation and economic development.


            To ensure sustainable development for the province of Palawan.



Philippine Institute for Development Studies

  Acronym: PIDS
  Coverage Area: Policy Reasearch
  Type of Organization: Non-stock, Non-profit Government Corporation Research Institute
  Head of the Organization: Dr. Mario B. Lamberte
  Designation: President
  Address: 4th Floor NEDA sa Makati Bldg., 106 Amorsolo St., Legazpi Village, Makati City
  Telephone No.: 8939592 / 8106261
  Fax Number: 8939591
  Email Address: [email protected]
                             [email protected]
  Website Address:



            The PIDS strives to be one of the Philippines' premier policy research institutions, committed
      to serve the interests of the country and the Filipino people through the provision of rigorous
      analysis, balanced answers and options to policy issues that will guide policy makers and
      leaders in their decision making so that we as a nation can move swiftly towards the goal of
      equitable and sustainable development.


            PIDS aims to provide quality research, working within the priorities of a research agenda that
      is a product of consultations with government, academe and the private sector. It shall enrich
      and broaden the perspective of research activities through networks and linkups with local and
      foreign institutions. Morover, PIDS shall provide a regular outlet for enlightened discussions about
      policy issues among the various sectors in the policy and decision-making process.


            Broadly stated, the goals of PIDS are:


            To come up with policy researches that are relevant primarily to policy makers, to the private
      sector, to civil society and the academe.



            To carry out its mandate, the institute has maintained three basic programs, namely:


Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement, Inc.

Acronym: PRRM
  Type of Organization: NGO
  Head of the Organization: Mr. Wigberto Taņada
  Designation: President
  Address: Kayumanggi Press Building, 940 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City
  Telephone No.: 3724992 / 3724991 / 9281866
  Fax Number: 3724995 / 4105235
  Email Address: [email protected]



            PRRM envisions a soceity of empowered communities, with full entitlements, where women
      and men have control over thier lives and equally share the benefits of develpment taking place
      within the carrying capacity of the environment.


            Its mission is to help build self-governing, self-sustaining communities that provide for the
      fullest development of their citizens' human potentials, and institutionalize development
      alternatives at the local, national and global levels.



Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization
- Regional Center for Graduate Study and
  Research Center in Agriculture     

  Acronym: SEARCA
  Coverage Area: Southeast Asia (Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Indonesia,
                              Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam)

  Type of Organization: Academe / Research
  Head of the Organization: Mr. Ruben L. Villareal
  Designation: Director
  Address: UP Campus, Los Baņos, Laguna 4031
  Telephone No.: (049)5362380 / 5362290
  Fax Number: 8135697
  Email Address: [email protected]
Website Address:



            Southeast Asia's Leader  in Sustainable Agriculture






    1. Human Resource Development
        a. Graduate Scholarship Administration
        b. Short-Term Training

    2. Research and Development
        a. Natural Resource Management
        b. Agro-industrial Development
        c. Special Projects
            i. Gender and Development
            ii. Policy Studies

    3. Knowledge Dissemination and Exchange

    4. Professional Consulting



University of the Philippines
- School of Environmental Science and Management

  Acronym: UP-SESAM
  Head of the Organization: Dr. Ben S. Malayang III
  Designation: Dean
  Address: UP Campus, Los Baņos, Laguna
  Telephone No.: (049)5362251
  Fax Number: (049)5362836
  Email Addresses: [email protected]



            The major thrust of SESAM is to define, develop, and test scientific methodologies and
      techniques for analysis, and syatems and procedures that are appropriate to environmental
      planning and management.

            Specifically, SESAM aims:


      Academic Program

            The School offers the Master Science in Environmental Studies (MSES) for students who
      plan to pursue careers in research or teaching in any sub-field of environmental and resource
      management. The curriculum prepares graduate students for work in agencies responsible for
      the planning and development of natural resources (forest and other land resources, natural and
      human-made water resources) and the regulation and monitoring of utilization of such resources.

            The MSES program is designed to provide the necessary perspectives in dealing with
      environmental issues. To achieve this end, the program requires students to complete the
      following basic requirements:
      1.  an introductory summer course on basic analytical tools used in environmental studies;
      2.  core courses equivalent to ten (10) units;
      3.  six (6) units of environmental impact assessment (EIA) courses;
      4.  six (6) units of option course focusing on a particular area of specialization;
      5.  nine (9) units of cognate courses; and
      6.  six (6) units of thesis work.


  1. Core courses (22 units)
        ENS 201 Ecosystem Structure and Dynamics
        ENS 211 Systems Analysis and Quantitative Methods in Natural   
                      Resources  Management 

        ENS 220 Institutions and the Environment
        ENS 296 Environmental Impact Assessment: Perspectives from
                      the Natural Sciences

        ENS 297 Environmental Impact Assessment: Perspectives from
                      the Social Sciences

        ENS 299 Graduate Seminar
        ENS 300 Masters Thesis
  2. Option courses (6 units)
        a) Upland Resource Management
        b) Aquatic Resource Management
        c) Environmental Toxicology
  3. Cognate courses (9 units)
        a) Agricultural / Resource Economics
        b) Rural Sociology
        c) Sociology
        d) Social Forestry
        e) Development Communication
         f) Community Development
        g) Other social science fields

      Research Program

             The research focus of the School includes:

      Research Priorities

      A.    Development, conservation, utilization, rehabilitation and protection of upland resources

      B.    Aquatic Resource

      C.    Environmental assessment, planning and management

      D.    Environmental Policy and Implementation

       E.    Pollution of water, soil and air

      Extension Program

            SESAM reaches the various sectors of society through workshops, seminars, training,
      pubications, and whenever necessary, the organization of task forces. The SESAM Bulletin is a
      newsletter which features news on environment, popularized studies and other related
      information on environmental development. It is sent free to agencies oriented to environmental
      upliftment here and abroad.

            The School conducts training programs on upland conservation, agroecosystem
      management, upland management, environmental impact assessment, rapid rural appraisal, and
      environmental monitoring and evaluation.

            SESAM, through its outreach program, initiates a scheme of systematically sharing and
      dessiminating audio-visual materials among schools, government agencies and NGOs.


Sibol ng Agham at Teknolohiya   

  Acronym: SIBAT
  Type of Organization: NGO
  Head of the Organization: Mr. Sansen Maglinte
  Designation: Director
  Address: 28 Road 5, GSIS Hills, Novaliches, Quezon City
  Telephone No.: 9831947
  Email Address: [email protected]



            The SIBAT Network envisions just and sovereign society and an empowered citizenry where
      Science and Technology is responsive to the people's needs and development, and to the proper
      utilization and management of the means of production, which reflects ecological stability, a
      progressive economy and a people-based scientific culture.  


            SIBAT shall contribute to the development, promotion, and popularization of people-based
      Science and Technology for sustainable and appropriate production systems (aquatic,
      agricultural, forest) and for rural industries to respond to the basic needs of the marginalized
      sectors. It shall support socio-economic development efforts geared towards nationalist
      industrialization in the long term. It shall also pursue the development and the judicious
      utilization of renewable and non-renewable resources, and application of appropriate
      infrastructures to support production systems and rural industries.



      Science and Technology Resource and Information Services

      Projects Development Assistance

              PDA is responsible for SIBAT's Small Scale Projects fund administration, rendering projects
      development assistance to member project partners. Among its specific services include:

      Technology Assistance

            This service includes short courses, training, consultancy and mobilization of resources in
      the purpose of facilitating technology transfer to the members. It also conducts research and
      inventory, linkages and advocacy, technical resource pool building and information/database


School of Urban and Regional Planning
- University of the Philippines

  Acronym: UP-SURP
  Type of Organization: Research / Academe
  Head of the Organization: Dr. Benjamin Cariņo
  Designation: Dean
  Address: UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City
  Telephone No.: 9205301 local 4482 / 9291637
  Fax Number: 9291637
  Email Address: [email protected]



            SURP has four missions:




      Graduate Programs

      SPRING Program


Department of Health

  Acronym: DOH
  Coverage Area: Nationwide
  Type of Organization:
Government Agency for Health
  Head of the Organization: Dr. Alberto G. Romualdez, Jr.
  Designation: Secretary of Health
  Address: San Lazaro Compound, Rizal Avenue, Sta Cruz, Manila
  Telephone No.: 7438301 to 23 local 1125 and 1126; 7119502 to 03
  Fax Number: 743-18-29 and 781-89-46
  Email Address: [email protected]
                            [email protected]
  Website Address:



            Health for All Filipinos


            Ensure accessibility and quality of health care to improve the quality of life of all Filipinos,
      espcially the poor

  Goals and Objectives

    1.  Improve the general health status of the population.

    2.  Reduce morbidity, mortality, disability and complications for the following diseases and

    2.  Eliminate the following diseases as public health problems

    3.  Eradicate poliomyelitis

    4.  Promote healthy lifestyle.

    5.  Promote the health and nutrition of families and special populations.

    6.  Promote environmental health and sustainable development.

  Services and Programs


         1.   Health Regulation

              a.   Regulation of Food and Drugs (including National Pharmaceutical Policy, Food
                   Fortification and Salt Iodization)

              b.   Regulation of Health Facilities and Services (including Regulation of Hospitals,
                   Laboratories and other Health-Related Facilities and Services)

              c.   Regulation of Health Devices and Technology

         2.   External Coordination

              a.   Quarantine Services and International Health Surveillance

              b.   International Health Cooperation

              c.   Local Health Development

                   c.1   Local Health Systems Development (including Regional, District, Urban, Small
                          Islands and Geographically Isolated Area Health Systems and Local Health
                          Financing Development Program)

                   c.2   Health Human Resource Deployment Program to LGU and Frontline Services
                         (Provision for a pool of 60 resident physicians, Provision for a pool of 136 MS II
                         (Part-time) and 10 MS II (Full time) Doctors to the Barrios and Rural Health Practice

                   c.3 Quality Improvement Program for Government Health Facilities

         3.   Health Operations

              a.   Epidemiology, Surveillance and Laboratory Network

              b.   Disease Prevention and Control

                   b.1    Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control Programs

                          b.1.1   Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Program (including assistance to
                                   Philippine Tuberculosis Society )

                          b.1.2. Malaria Prevention and Control Program

                          b.1.3   Schistosomiasis Prevention and Control Program

                b.1.4   Vaccine Preventable Disease Control Program

  • Expanded Program on Immunization

  • Vaccine Self-Sufficiency Program

                b.1.5  Programs Addressing Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
                         (including Dengue, Leprosy, Filariasis, Rabies, Food and Water-Borne
                         Diseases, Soil Transmitted Helminthiasis, Acute Respiratory
                         Infections, CDD, STD/AIDS and other Reproductive Tract Infections,
                         Dental Diseases and Other Infectious Diseases)

         b.2  Philippine National AIDS Council (PNAC)

         b.3  Degenerative Diseases Prevention and Control Programs (including
               Cardiovascular Diseases, Cancer, Diabetes, Asthma, Kidney Diseases and
               other Emerging Degenerative and Non-Communicable Diseases)

         b.4  Family Health and Primary Health Care Programs (including Disabilities,
               Health and Nutrition of Children, Women, Adults, Older Persons and Special
               Population Groups)

         b.5  Environmental and Occupational Health Programs (including Operations of
               the Inter-Agency Committee on Environmental Health)

    c.  Health Promotion (including Healthy Lifestyles, Health Settings, Operations of
         Multi-Media Center and National Health Advocacy Campaigns)

    d.  Health Facility Development

         d.1  Health Facility Planning, Operation and Infrastructure Development (including
                assistance to Public Health Units and Collaborating Centers in Hospitals,
                Hospital as Centers of Wellness Program and Hospital Epidemiology

         d.2  National Voluntary Blood Services Program


1. Health Policy, Planning and Research

2. Health Information Systems and Technology Development

3. Health Human Resource Development

4. Health Emergency Management


Environmental Management Bureau
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources

  Acronym: EMB-DENR
  Type of Organization: Government
  Head of the Organization: Mr. Julian Amador
  Designation: Director
  Address: DENR Compound, Visayas Avenue Diliman, Quezon City
  Telephone No.: (63)(2) 925-4793 to 7
  Fax Number: (63)(2)920-2251

Philippine Federation for Environmental Concern

  Acronym: PFEC
  Type of Organization: NGO
  Head of the Organization: Ms. Rodelia Albotra
  Designation: Coordinator
  Address: 157-B 20th Avenue, San Roque, Murphy, Quezon City
  TeleFax No.: 4372088
  Email Address: [email protected]



  Programs and Services


Earth Station

  Acronym: Earth Station
  Address: Quezon City
  TeleFax No.: 7152862

International Centre for Living Aquatic
Resources Management

  Acronym: ICLARM
  Head of the Organization: Dr. Meryl Williams
  Designation: Director General
  Telephone No.: 8128641 local 236 / 8180466 / 8175255
  Fax Number: 8123798 / 8163183
  Email Address: [email protected]

Institute for Environmental Management
- Philippine's Women University

  Acronym: PWU-IEM
  Type of Organization: Academe
  Head of the Organization: Ms. Ana Maria Cordovilla
  Designation: Director
  Address: Taft Avenue, Manila
  Telephone No.: 5268421 local 127
  Email Address: [email protected]

Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers

  Acronym: PICHE
  Head of the Organization: Engr. Constante Tapura
  Designation: President
  Address: ITDI Building, DOST Compound, Pedro Gil cor Taft Avenue, Manila
  Telephone No.: 8944577
  Fax Number: 8901583
  Email Address: [email protected]

Population Institute - University of the Philippines

  Acronym: UP-PI
  Type of Organization: Academe
  Head of the Organization: Dr. Josefina V. Cabigon
  Designation: Director
  Address: UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City
  TeleFax No.: 9205402
  Email Address: [email protected]

Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources

  Acronym: PAWB-DENR
  Type of Organization: Government
  Head of the Organization: Mr. Wilfrido S. Pollisco   Designation: Director
  Address: DENR Compound, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
  Email Address: [email protected]

Resources, Environment and
Economics Center for Studies

  Acronym: REECS
  Head of the Organization: Dr. Marian de los Angeles
  Designation: Chairperson
  Address: Unit 3N, 219 Katipunan Avenue, Blue Ridge Subdivision, Quezon City
  Telephone No.: 4396616
  Fax Number: 4393260 / 9131832
  Email Address: [email protected]

United Nations Development Programme

  Acronym: UNDP
  Address: 7th Floor NEDAsa Makati Building, 106 Amorsolo St., Legazpi Village, Makati City
  Telephone No.: 8920611
  Fax Number: 8164061 / 8939598


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