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Forest Foundation Philippines Approves Over PHP 90 M in Grants

November 28, 2017

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - During its third quarterly meeting, the Forest Foundation Philippines’ Board of Trustees approved over PHP 90 M in medium and large grants to support projects that will protect the country’s forests The approved projects...

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Forest Foundation Philippines and Tropenbos International Train Stakeholders on Landscape Governance

November 21, 2017

PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES - The Forest Foundation Philippines and Tropenbos International, in partnership with the Wageningen University - Centre for Development Innovation and Palawan Council for Sustainable Development, organized the Philippine...

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Sierra Madre Proposal

Request for Proposals: Forest Landscape Grant Program (Southern Sierra Madre)

June 20, 2017

The Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF) is a non-stock, non-profit, non-government organization established in 2002, under two bilateral agreements between the governments of the United States of America and the Philippines,...

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Leyte Proposal

Request for Proposals: Forest Landscape Grant Program (Eastern Samar, Leyte and Southern Leyte)

May 22, 2017

The Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF), Inc is a non-stock, non-profit, non-government organization established in 2002, under two bilateral agreements between the governments of the United States of America and the...

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Sierra Madre Proposals

Request for Proposals: Forest Landscape Grant Program (Upper Sierra Madre)

March 27, 2017

The Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF), Inc is a non-stock, non-profit, non-government organization established in 2002, under two bilateral agreements between the governments of the United States of America and the...

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FFP 9

PTFCF and TBI Sign MOU to Promote Sustainable Landscapes in the Philippines

March 8, 2017

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF) Executive Director Atty Jose Andres Canivel and Stichting Tropenbos International (TBI) Director Dr Rene Boot signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on March 7,...

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FFP 13

Request for Proposals: Forest Landscape Grant Program (Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental)

January 30, 2017

The Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF), Inc is a non-stock, non-profit, non-government organization established in 2002 under two bilateral agreements between the governments of the United States of America and the...

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Call for Scholarship

CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: UPLB CFNR, MS NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION

December 16, 2016

Scholarship Grant:The University of the Philippines Los Baños, College of Forestry and Natural Resources (UPLB-CFNR) and the UPLB-CFNR Alumni Association (UPLB-CFNRAA), in partnership with the Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation...

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OML

OML Center: Call for Resilience Grant Proposals

October 13, 2016

Now on its fourth year, the Oscar M Lopez Center for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management Foundation, Inc (OML Center) is pleased to announce its call for proposals for the 2016 Resilience Grants Science and...

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MMPL

Conservation International and the Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation Launch 1 Million Dollar Trust Fund to Protect Mt. Mantalingahan in Palawan, Philippines

October 10, 2016

Conservation International (CI) and the Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF) launched a 1 million US dollar trust fund to protect the Mt Mantalingahan Protected Landscape (MMPL) during Conservation Conversation, an exclusive...

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FFP 2

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Marketplace on Biodiversity Innovative Projects

August 26, 2016

The BIOFIN project is looking local proponents with projects that are anchored on the following Philippine Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (PBSAP) Priority Programs:Banking on biodiversity: a program on genetic research and wealth...

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FFP 10

PTFCF and UPD hold book launch for “The Mammals of Luzon”

August 12, 2016

The Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF), in partnership with the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD), hosted the book launch for “The Mammals of Luzon Island: A Biogeographic Perspective on Evolution, Ecology, and...

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Mangroves cutters

Mangrove cutters-turned-fish wardens now protect the mangroves of Siargao Island

March 7, 2016

Mang Eduardo Longos inspecting one of the hotspot areas for mangrove cutting Mang Eduardo is one of the mangrove cutters who have become fish wardens following the implementation of PTFCF-supported mangrove protection and management project in Del...

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FFP 11

PTFCF approves additional 10 million pesos in grants for forest conservation

November 25, 2015

At the last Board of Trustees Meeting for 2015, the Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation, Inc (PTFCF) approved seven grants that will seek to strengthen forest conservation in identified key biodiversity areas, critical watersheds and...

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FFP 1

‘Apply Lessons from Typhoon Yolanda to build a Climate Change Resilient Philippines’ – stakeholders at the 2nd National Mangrove Conference

September 10, 2015

This was the collective appeal of the 143 representatives of government agencies, civil society groups, the private sector, development agencies and local government units who attended the 2nd National Mangrove Conference held last September 1-2,...

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FFP 7

Mangroves of Condura Runners Growing Steadily in Zamboanga Sibugay

August 10, 2015

L-R: PTFCF Project Officer Marjorie Pamplona (left) with KGMC Chairman Roberto Ballon (right) along with other KGMC members during their monitoring visit last July 2015 SIXTY-ONE THOUSAND mangroves are now growing steadily in the 20...

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Our Forests

Our Forests. Our Life.

July 24, 2015

HOME FOR PEOPLE, PLANTS AND ANIMALSOur forests are home to millions of people who depend on them for their lives There are about 13,500 plant species in Philippine forests Dipterocarps (high-value wood trees) have 45-50 species...

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FFP 17

PTFCF Launches its Redesigned, More Interactive Website

July 20, 2015

Makati City – The Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation, Inc (PTFCF), a non-government organization that provides financial and technical support to civil society organizations for forest conservation, has launched its redesigned...

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FFP 3

Can We Live without Trees? A Book about Trees

July 16, 2015

In partnership with Adarna House, Inc, a leading publisher of children’s books in the Philippines, PTFCF supported the development and publication of this book that hopes to inculcate to young minds (ages 9 years and above) how valuable trees are...

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FFP 8

Palao’ans’ Traditional Forest Management System

July 16, 2015

The Palao’ans’ conviction to protect their environment is innate and deeply rooted, dating back to the time when they first inhabited the area Through the years however, the land they’ve been protecting has changed With the increasing...

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FFP 6

Mangrove Protection and Management in Siargao Island

July 16, 2015

In 2014, PTFCF provided grants and technical support to Sentro Para sa Ikauunlad ng Katutubong Agham at Teknolohiya (SIKAT) towards integrated mangrove management in the municipalities of Del Carmen and San Benito The three-year project stemmed from...

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FFP 4

Conserving the Habitat of Philippine Eagles

July 16, 2015

PTFCF currently supports the indigenous community-based conservation of “environmentally critical areas” (ECAs) in Southern Mindanao Implemented by the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF), the project aims to empower two indigenous communities...

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FFP 14

Watershed Conservation in San Teodoro

July 16, 2015

LINAO-CAWAYAN SUB-WATERSHED FOR SUSTAINING POWER SUPPLY:An Inclusive Approach to Watershed Management for Sustainable Development and Community Empowerment in San Teodoro, Oriental MindoroThe Linao-Cawayan sub-watershed in Oriental Mindoro is a...

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TFCA 2

PTFCF’s Board Approves TFCA 2 Results Framework and Operational Strategies

July 15, 2015

The Board of Trustees of PTFCF recently approved the results framework and operational strategies of the Foundation in preparation for the implementation of the 2nd Tropical Forest Conservation FundOver the next 10 years, PTFCF is expected to...

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Forest Foundation Philippines

PTFCF Approves 8 Major Grants in the First Quarter of 2015

July 15, 2015

At the 1st Quarter Board of Trustees meeting, PTFCF approved eight project proposals following the 2015 Call for Proposals issued by the Foundation in October of last yearProjects that received favorable evaluation by PTFCF’s Board members...

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FFP 12

PTFCF Launches Manual for Mangrove Rehabilitation to Support Ecosystems Rehabilitation in Yolanda-hit Areas

July 15, 2015

The Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation, Inc (PTFCF) launched the “Community-based Mangrove Rehabilitation Training Manual” to provide science-guided protocols for mangrove rehabilitation following the onslaught of Super Typhoon...

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FFP 8

Protecting old-growth forests in Palawan

July 15, 2015

Palawan is hailed as the country’s “last biodiversity frontier” primarily because it still retains more than 50% of its original forest cover and has vast stretches of old-growth forests These forests however, are disappearing fast in the face...

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Using Native trees

Importance of Using Native Trees in Reforestation

June 24, 2015

Most reforestation efforts in the country focus on the use of foreign or exotic trees, selected primarily for their ability to grow faster and germinate easily But this proved to be ineffective as exotic trees have detrimental effect on the...

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FFP 16

We Work with Communities

June 24, 2015

We catalyze local and national action towards improving our forestsPTFCF primarily works with civil society organizations, government agencies, local government units, members of the academe and scientific community, the private sector and most...

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Forest Foundation Philippines

PTFCF to administer $31.8 M debt-for-nature deal under the US Tropical Forest Conservation Act

December 7, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation, Inc (PTFCF) will oversee the implementation of the second debt-for-nature deal, which will divert $318 Million (or approximately Php 134 B) to tropical forest...

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