26 Sept 2018 Technical Committee Meeting

The Technical Committee (TC) meeting held last 26 September 2018 at Hotel Rembrant in Quezon City was attended by various stakeholders of the project. 

The main event started with the Project Overview by Deltares Team Leader JJ Brinkman followed by the Focal Theme Reports (FTR) presented by each Theme Experts as follows: (1) Inclusive Growth was presented by Ms. Mila Jude; (2) Upgrading Informal Settlements was presented by Mr. Nick Espina of Tractebel; (3) DRR and CCA was presented by Dr. Rex Cruz, Deputy Team Leader and ICZM Expert; (4) Water Quality Improvement was presented y Ms. Elisea "Bebet" Gozun, Policy Analysis Expert ; and (5) Ecosystem Protection which was presented by Dr. Victor Ticzon, Fisheries Expert.

Focal theme reports were presented to validate findings and to elicit response from stakeholders.


Events

Kick-Off Meeting | February 13, 2018

The MBSDMP Project Kick-off Meeting was held at NEDA Executive Lounge on 13 February 2018. The Kick-off Meeting was presided by Undersecretary Rolando G. Tungpalan and was attended by NEDA INFRACOM staff; representatives from the Dutch Embassy, representatives from OIDCI, TRACT, and UPLBFI; the Dutch Expert Team (DET), and the Local Consultants.

Feedback Week and Technical Committee Meeting cum DET-led Training

A feedback week which was attended by about 20 personnel of NEDA and some identified relevant NGAs were invited for a participatory modelling and the first Technical Committee Meeting which was represented by various stakeholders.

6 Nov 2018 | Presentation of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) by CMER/NCEA

The group from CMER/Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) introduced the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), and its integration to the MBSDMP.

National Fisherfolk Day | May 31, 2018

The National Fisherfolk Day was organized by the Pangisda-Pilipinas and was represented by groups of fishermen families together with the MBSDMP Study Team. It was held last May 31, 2018 at the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement.

25-26, 29-30 Apr 2019 | Spatial Modelling Training

A Spatial Modelling Training was conducted by Deltares to teach representatives from government agencies in utilizing data, simulating scenarios and projections, and generating visual tools for better appreciation and decision-making.

7 Dec 2018 | Technical Committee Meeting

The Technical Committee (TC) meeting held last 7 December 2018 at Heritage Manila Hotel was attended by various stakeholders of the project.