Innovations in participatory watershed resource management to conserve tropical biodiveristy


D. Garrity; V. Amoroso; S. Koffa; D. Catacutan

Type of Document:
Scholarly Article


Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development

Date of Publication:

Place of Publication:
Los Banos, Philippines


This paper reviews the experience of the Biodiversity Consortium at the Philippine site in conducting research to develop tools and approaches to improve biodiversity conservation with the active involvement of the communities that live near the Mt. Kitanglad Range Nature Park. The following section discusses the global setting of Integrated Conservation Development Projects (ICDP) , highlights some of the key lessons learned so far, and proposes a theoretical framework. The subsequent sections review the SANREM experience in developing methods for achieving conservation with development in the Manupali watershed. The conclusion summarizes the progress observed and remaining limitations. It discusses future directions for integrated conservation-development in this location, and more.

Additional Bibliographic Information

Garrity, D., V. Amoroso, S. Koffa and D. Catacutan. 2001. Innovations in Participatory Watershed Resource Management to Conserve Tropical Biodiveristy. Pp. 112-137 In Coxhead, I and G. Buenavista (Eds.) Seeking Sustainability: Callenges of Agricultural Development and Environmental Management in a Philippine Watershed. PCARRD: Laguna, Philippines.

Send us your questions or comments

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)


Please enter this text: