LGA News

September 28, 2018

Negros Occidental’s Enhanced Climate Field School Training

Natural capital, defined as the ‘spectrum of physical assets within the natural environment that deliver economic value through ecosystem services’ (Voora and Venema, 2008), makes up a significant share (36%) of total wealth in developing countries; therefore, realizing it as a critical asset for development (The World Bank: Natural Capital Accounting, 2016). Moreover, significant warming due to climate change will occur in the Philippines with the expected mean temperature to rise by 1.5 to 2.6 degree Celsius over the coming 50 years (WAVES Philippine Country Report 2016).

May 31, 2018

Expanding Partnerships through the NRC for Local Disaster Resilience

The NRC aims to strengthen capacities of LGUs in ensuring quality plans, through leadership and governance, and to develop and establish critical resilient nature of the four pillars of local government systems namely: human development, local economy, infrastructure, and the environment.

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