REVISITING COMMUNITY – BASED FOREST MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT : THE ROLE OF PENRO IN PROMOTING BAMBOO INDUSTRY AND CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION
LAND CLASSIFICATION STATUS OF THE PROVINCE OF SOUTH COTABATO 424,195.00 has. 255, 337.00 has. 176, 985.00 has. 10 MUNICIPALITIES AND 2 CITIES TOTAL CLASSSIFIED TIMBERLAND CLASSIFIED ALIENABLE AND DISPOSABLE (A & D)
FIVE MAJOR CATEGORIES IN ALLOCATING FORESTLANDS Military Reservations, Land grants to State Colleges, Academic Research Agreement Watershed Reservations, Biodiversity Reserves, etc. Co-Management Agreements IFMAs, FLGMAs, TLAs CBFMAs RA 9147, EO 247 5. Allocation to other Government Agencies RA 7586, RA 6967 and EO 192 4. Allocation to Address Needs for Public Good RA 7160, DENR-DILG JMC 2003-01, DENR-DILG JMC 98-01 3. Allocation to LGUs DAO 2003-21, DAO 99-36 2. Allocation to Private Sector Executive Order 263 dated July, 1995, DENR DAO 2004-29
Allocation to Communities
CBFM: the national strategy for sustainable development
Provide equitable access to forest resources;
2. Uplift socio-economic conditions of forest
3. Promote sustainable management of forest
CBFM PROFILE AS OF 2010 SOUTH COTABATO NO. OF CBFMA HOLDERS (P.Os) TOTAL AREA (Has.) NO. OF BENEFICIARIES (families) 9 19,734 2,498
THE ROLE OF PENRO 1. IEC 2. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE IN THE PREPARATION OF COMMUNITY RESOURCE MGT. FRAMEWORK AND FIVE YEAR WORKPLANS/RUPs 3. LIVELIHOOD PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS 4. TECHNO TRANSFER/TRAININGS - INCLUDES TECHNO TRANSFER ON BAMBOO PROPAGATION
WHAT HAVE WE DONE ?
Enhanced capacity of farmers through Techno Transfer and other trainings
nursery establishment and
Community Resource Mgt. Plan
Cooperative Formation and
SUPPORT TO HARVESTING AND UTLIZATION
Issuance of Transport Permits to
plantations within A & D lands
Technical Assistance on Preparation of
Resource Use Plans as a requirement for
issuance of Resource Use Permits in
Livelihood Programs and Projects
Upland Development program
- Refo and agro-forestry establishment
including bamboo planting
Present interventions . 1. Inventory of bamboo stands
Present interventions . 2. P lanting of bamboo along creek/riverbanks, boundaries and marginal lands
Present interventions . 3. Inventory of nurseries & Production of quality planting materials including bamboo
Present interventions . 3. Upland Development Program -Reforestation - Agro-forestry
UDP PROFILE SOUTH COTABATO AS OF 2010 PROJECT/ SCHEME AREA (Has.) NO. OF BENEFICIARIES (families) 1. Reforestation 2. Agroforestry 3.Assisted Natural Regeneration (ANR) T O T A L 862.0 432.0 161.0 1,455.0 862 432 161 1,455
Present interventions . 5. National Greening Program - planting of forest trees and fruit tree species including bamboo in partnership with tenurial instrument holders, NGA’s, LGUs, NGO’s and P.Os, Private individual & private investors
Present interventions . 6. Forest Protection & Law Enforcement - in coordination with the community, P.Os/NGOs, LGU, PNP
Conflicting and unstable policies;
Untenured Forestlands considered as “open access”
Inadequate technical and financial support;
Idle/open forests and high investment costs;
4. Limited funds from National Government.
5. Low capacity of PO and some assisting personnel/organizations.
DENR to prepare and implement plans in partnership with concerned LGUs pursuant to existing policies.
Academic and research institutions to develop and implement plans supportive of the Bamboo Industry
Close all “open access” forestlands through issuance of appropriate Tenurial Instruments as basis for preparation of Framework Plans and Resource Use Plans and Permits in the future.
On CBFM, more attention to development & livelihood activities, not just resource utilization.
STRENGTHEN PARTICIPATION OF LGUs and other agencies pursuant to the Local Government Code (RA 7160) and DENR-DILG JMC 2003-01,
- Forestland use plan as component of CLUP.
- Pooling of resources, sharing of
responsibilities and authorities, transparency
in decision making.
- Tapping available resources and expertise from other govt. agencies.