Submitted by: Local Government Unit, Talisay Norte
Implemented country: Philippines
Title: Talisay Rivers for environmental and economic sustainability (trees) sub-project
The Talisay Rivers for Environmental and Economic Sustainability (TREES) Sub-project is the municipality’s crucial response to the many environmental and economic constraints and an attempt of this Local Government Unit to enhance its capabilities to mobilize a wide array of key development stakeholders to squarely overcome its limitations and assume a truly community-based development efforts toward economic prosperity.
This SP addressed a major strategic problem, the degradation of Talisay River and Coastal Ecosystem and provide the necessary alternative natural resource management option which are Riverbank Stabilization using Bio-Engineering and Tree Planting as well as Mangrove Enrichment.