Climate Risk Management in Bicol (Philippines)
Strengthening capacities for climate risk management and disaster preparedness in Bicol Region, Philippines
In view of current and future hydrometeorological hazards and climate risks that affect both the agriculture and fishery sectors of the region, the Government of the Philippines and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations embarked on a joint technical cooperation project to Enhance Capacities for Climate Risk Management and Disaster Preparedness in Agriculture.
The assistance aims to enhance the capacities within the Department of Agriculture (DA), the Philippine Atmospheric Geographical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), and of local institutions to better manage climate related risks and to improve the livelihood resilience and food security of farmers and fisher folks.
Specific project objectives
Period: 9/2009 - 12/2011