Compensating for upstream activities in the Philippines
Resources, Environment and Economics Center for Studies (REECS), an all-Filipino organisation, aimed to protect the environment and alleviate poverty in the Penablanca Protected Landscape and Seascape area. The project has been designed to be economically sustainable through Payment for Environmental Services, livelihood activities and other benefits such as agroforestry. Upstream communities received training in sustainable farming practices, and forest patrolling and monitoring.
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