Climate Smart Philippines: Science for Service
Bringing people together not only to be trained to be resilient, but to be part of the community that will inspire others and serve humanity wholeheartedly
Philippines, replicated to the ASEAN Member States (e.g. Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) | 1 June 2010 – ongoing
Climate Smart Philippines is a platform that provides elucidations in reducing disaster risks and preventing potential damage and losses through scientific wide-ranging assessment, capacity development, project management and multilateral cooperation among actors. It is an avenue for all the stakeholders to understand, plan, develop and implement not only the best science and evidence-based strategic solutions but also the most humane and gender-responsive schemes. It is also a stratagem designed to bring out the best in every individual to solve the most pressing conundrum regardless of culture, gender and status in life. And it is also a bridge that influences and impacts public policy, which deals with matters of fretfulness, peevishness and sensitivity. 1. Climate Smart Philippines applies the power of multi-stakeholder participatory mechanisms. Climate Smart Philippines applies the multi-stakeholder participatory assessment, process, planning and implementation, which are based on collaboration and cooperation in an inclusive mode. 2. Climate Smart Philippines is science and evidence-based. All stakeholders are empowered using credible sources of evidence, which are based on multiple lines of scientific research and education. In addition, there is a substantial array of scientific substantiation and growing body of knowledge about technologies, innovations, and even policies that are taught and recommended to the actors in order to slacken the magnitude of climate change. 3. Climate Smart Philippines is people-centered. Climate Smart Philippines has a strong focus on tackling the innumerable roots of impacts and risks of climate change to make sure that there is actual convalescence in the quality of life of the populace today and incoming decades. The stakeholders are trained in the development and implementation processes to ensure resiliency and sustainability.
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