Tag Archives: Forests

Roberto “Ka Dodoy” Ballon, Forest Foundation Partner, Receives 2021 Ramon Magsaysay Award

September 9, 2021

Roberto “Ka Dodoy” Ballon, Chairperson of the Kapunungan sa mga Gagmay ng Mangingisda sa Concepcion (KGMC), a fisherfolk organization in Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay, and Chairperson of the Coalition of Municipal Fisherfolk Associations of...

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Mangrove Poster

July 12, 2021

Produced by C3 Philippines, our grantee, this poster highlights the importance of...

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Forest Foundation Philippines and Foundation for the Philippine Environment Commit PHP 30 M to Support Indigenous Peoples in Forest Protection and Conservation

July 8, 2021

Closing the Philippine Environment Month, the Forest Foundation Philippines and Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), committing PHP 30M over four years to implement the Enhancing Capacities of...

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Forest Foundation Philippines’ New Board of Trustees Approves Over PHP 26 M in Grants

June 26, 2021

During its first and second quarterly meetings for 2021, Forest Foundation Philippines’ new set of Board of Trustees’ (BOT) approved over PHP 26M in medium and large grants to protect, conserve, and sustainably manage the country’s most...

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Mt. Kalatungan Range Natural Park Fauna Field Guide

October 19, 2020

Published by the Mindanao Integrated Management Foundation, Grantee, this book documents the animals within the Mt Kalatungan Range Natural Park This fauna field guide is an output of the research project of the Mindanao Integrated Management...

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Urgency in the Complexities: Geographies of Governance in Northern Sierra Madre and Bukidnon-Misamis Oriental Landscapes

March 28, 2019

Embracing complexity, and working together Two of the Foundation’s focal landscapes – Northern Sierra Madre and Bukidnon-Misamis Oriental – have just sparked new strategies and connections to strengthen their landscape governance efforts...

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A Tribute to One of the Pillars of Forest Foundation Philippines, Dr. Perry S. Ong

March 6, 2019

We mourn the passing of Doc Perry, Champion for Biodiversity Conservation and Former Trustee of the Foundation Thank you for all your contributions to the field, Doc Perry We promise to continue the work that you...

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Forest Foundation Organizes Capacity Building on Multilateral Processes Related to Climate Change for DENR

November 3, 2018

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Forest Foundation Philippines organized a capacity building activity on multilateral processes related to climate change for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) During the activity, the DENR's...

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Geography of Governance: Landscape and Resource Management

July 16, 2018

Features discussion points during the National Environmental Dialogue on Landscape Governance, which aimed to support an informed and inclusive decision making process on natural resource governance by bringing together civil society organizations,...

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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Sustainability Summit 2018

July 13, 2018

Forest Foundation Philippines, in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB), Enderun Colleges and AGREA, will hold the Sustainability Summit 2018 on August 1, 2018 at The Tent...

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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Geography of Governance: Landscape and Resource Management, A National Environmental Dialogue on Landscape Governance

June 30, 2018

Background: Forest Foundation Philippines and Tropenbos International entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to collaboratively promote inclusive and sustainable governance of forested landscape in the Philippines To realize this common...

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Forest Foundation Philippines Organizes Knowledge Exchange Roundtable With Grantees

May 10, 2018

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Forest Foundation Philippines organized a knowledge exchange roundtable on managing virtual information with its grantees, Non-Timber Forest Products - Exchange Programme (NTFP-EP), Green Convergence (GC) and Community and...

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Typhoon Resilient Native Tree Species

April 26, 2018

Presented by Forester Eric Buduan, Senior Program Officer, during the 2nd Philippine Environmental Summit in Cebu,...

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BFF Blog: What On Earth Have We Done?

April 23, 2018

By: Dr Gideon Lasco, Best Friend of the Forest What on Earth have we done Earth Day is a timely opportunity for us to take this question literally and reflect on our collective and individual impact on our planet Collectively, we know that all...

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Results Framework for the Sustainable Management of Forests, 2017-2021

April 20, 2018

Explains the Foundation's Results Framework,...

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Bibliography of Forestry-related Journal Publications

April 15, 2018

Provides an array of references when searching up-to-date and relevant knowledge resources within the academic sphere of forestry science and its allied...

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Forest Foundation Philippines Supports Capacity Building Activity on Landscape Governance

March 14, 2018

Early this year, the Organizing Committee for the National Environmental Dialogue organized a capacity building activity on landscape governance for its member organizations During the activity, key concepts about federalism as a form of...

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Forest Foundation Philippines Approves Over PHP 47M in Grants

February 8, 2018

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - During its first quarterly meeting for 2018, the Forest Foundation Philippines’ Board of Trustees (BOT) approved over PHP 47 M in medium and large grants to support projects that can contribute to the protection and...

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Bonn Climate Conference: Thinking Local, Acting Global

December 15, 2017

By: Dr Antonio La Viña, Atty Jose Andres Canivel and Atty Nicole Torres Four years ago, in 2013, the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) convened for its annual Conference of Parties (COP) in Warsaw,...

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Our Forests

Our Forests. Our Life.

July 24, 2015

HOME FOR PEOPLE, PLANTS AND ANIMALS Our 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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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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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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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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