Packaging of IEC Materials on EIA for Infrastructure Projects
July to 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 2003. 

          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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Establishment of PCSD Information Exchange 
and Networking Center for Sustainable Development
Consultation with PIENC Stakeholders
     11 October 2001
     NEDA, Pasig City
Consultation - Workshop
     05 July 2002
     Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center
     Diliman, Quezon City
Consultation - Workshop
     14 December 2001
     Astoria Plaza, Pasig City
Orientation - Training
     17 September 2002
     National Computer Institute, UP
     Diliman, Quezon City
          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. 

Mr. Felizardo K. Virtucio, Jr.          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 academe.     


          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 the PCSD.

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Development of a Website for
Key Sustainable Development Communities and Practices
          In July 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
Launching of
29 November 2000
Manansala Hall, Manila Galleria Suites
Ortigas Center, Quezon City
          Aptly called, the website was launched in an event designed to promote it as the site that is "networking people . . .  building communities".

more pictures  of the Launching >>

          A 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.

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