Realities of the watershed management approach: The Manupali Watershed experience


A. Rola; A. Sumbalan; V. Suminguit

Type of Document:
Research Report


University of the Philippines- Los Banos

Date of Publication:

Place of Publication:
Laguna, Philippines


This paper will describe the current management strategies in the Manupali watershed aimed for both the economic and environmental sustainability. In Section II, we describe the watershed in terms of the hydrology, as well as its biophysical and socio economic characteristics. The third section is a discussion of the current management activities. We will investigate the realities of watershed management at various perspectives: financial, technical, social/institutional, and political/legal. A discussion of the challenges in the implementation of the said plans is in Section IV. A brief conclusion and some recommendations will be discussed in Section V.

Table of Contents:

I. Introduction II. Description of the Manupali watershed III. Managing the Manupali Watershed IV. Challenges in Implementing Watershed Management Plan I. Conclusions and Recommendations II. References TABLES APPENDIX TABLES FIGURES APPENDIX FIGURES

Additional Bibliographic Information

Rola, A., A. Sumbalan and V. Suminguit. 2004. Realities of the Watershed Management Approach: The Manupali Watershed Experience. ISPPS Working Paper 04-04. University of the Philippines at Los Banos, College, Laguna, Philippines.

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