Climate change science and Philippine governance

2019-03-09T12:15:35+00:0012 Apr 2018|Tags: , |

by Danica Marie Supnet

Last week, I presented our report on slow onset events, or the creeping impacts of climate change, at the international conference of the Philippine Political Science Association (PPSA). The conference, held in Davao City this year, focused on multilevel governance in the 21st century.

Most participants in the conference hailed from the academe; in […]

NGO hails Duterte admin approval of P192M for local climate action

2019-03-07T11:05:42+00:0007 Mar 2018|Tags: , , , , |

PHOTO: Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez signs local climate fund agreements with 4 LGUs on March 7. (c) AC Dimatatac/ICSC



MANILA, March 7, 2018 – A Manila-based international climate policy group applauded the Duterte administration’s move granting close to P200 million in climate funds to four local governments. The approval is a response to communities grappling with food […]

Lanuza’s PSF proposal reflects good local governance

2019-03-21T12:39:22+00:0024 Oct 2016|Tags: , |

by Janssen Mozar Martinez

After the two-day People’s Survival Fund (PSF) field appraisal in Del Carmen, Siargao Island, ICSC joined officials from the PSF secretariat and Municipal Development Fund Office (MDFO) in travelling farther south of the CARAGA region to the quiet surfing town of Lanuza, Surigao del Sur.

We were happily welcomed by Mayor Salvacion Azarcon herself, […]

Del Carmen, Siargao Island and the realities of adaptation

2019-03-21T12:46:24+00:0021 Oct 2016|Tags: , |

by Danica Supnet

Denise, Janssen and I represented ICSC in a field visit to Del Carmen in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte to take part in the appraisal of the municipality’s proposal to the People’s Survival Fund (PSF). The institute is the non-governmental representative to the PSF board, which was also represented in the appraisal team by […]