Final Action Plan and Investment Report (Submitted, For Review)

The Final Action Plan and Investment Report submitted in December 2020 is an updated and combined version of Action Plan and Investment Report (August 2020) and the Final Master Plan (September 2020). This includes ten (10) Chapters and several Annexes that support and substantiate the report.

Annexed to this report are the following:

  • ICZM Planning Framework - this report contains guidance on how to identify, design and assess development projects that are feasible in Manila Bay. This is the overall guiding framework to address complex social and ecological issues in the Manila Bay coastal area.
  • Institutional Setup - this report contains the proposed institutional setup for the implementation of the MBSDMP. This includes discussions on institutional requirements to a sustainable development of Manila Bay.
  • Communication Plan and Brochure - this report provides discussions on operational perspectives, organizational dimensions, and a sample brochure that talks about the major pillars of the MBSDMP.
  • PAPs Summary - this is the summary list of all Programs, Activities, and Projects under each priority measures of the MBSDMP that were identified and validated as proposed and on-going projects/programs. This includes details on mode of implementation, implementation schedule, and investment requirements.
  • PAPs Profiles - this document is the collection of all PAPs of each priority measures. Each profile includes details on project status, objectives, project components, indicative work, indicative cost and financing schedule, and indicators for monitoring and evaluation.
  • Community FGD - this document represents the conducted focused-group discussions in communities along Manila Bay. This report includes discussions on issues, challenges, and aspirations of the representative communities in Manila Bay Area.
  • MBSDMP Process and Activities - this report shows the overall methodology and activities conducted to complete the Master Plan, from the inception stage, situation analysis stage, strategy building stage, crafting of the master plan, setting up of the institutional arrangements, capacity-building and information system, until the action and investment planning, fine-tuning, updating and packaging of the master plan. This also includes summary of stakeholder engagement activities.
  • Rapid Resource Inventory - this study was conducted by the technical team to provide report on the conditions of critical habitats (mangroves, corals, soft bottom, fisheries) in Manila Bay. This includes descriptions of local fisheries and community views on proposed government assistance and climate change.
  • Amenity Value Study - this report talks about the amenity value index in some identified tourism sites in Manila Bay Area. This was done by a performance survey which results to destination attractiveness, tourism infrastructure and facilities, financial requirements and tourism management schemes.
  • Aquaculture and Fishpond Study - this report identifies ideal locations of aquaculture zone and fishpond areas along the northern Manila Bay. This also includes ideal expansion sites for mangrove forest.
  • Land Subsidence - this report shows the rapid assessment of land subsidence along the northern Manila Bay in relation to flooding using historical community observations.
  • Policy Notes - this document provides policy paper on the New Manila International Airport, on Beach Nourishment Project, and on Manila Bay Area Water Resource and Flood Management Decision Support System.
  • MBSDMP Database User's Manual - this document explains the MBSDMP database user's interface by a step-by-step procedure. This also includes frequently asked questions.

Final Master Plan (September 2020)

The Final Master Plan summarizes the Strategic Master Plan as well as provides basis of strategies for 2040 and action plan and investment report. This report also provides the projected impacts of the implementation of the MBSDMP strategies and measures to Manila Bay. View the report as flipbook here.

Annexed to this report are the following:

  • Annex 1: ICZM Planning Framework - the overall guiding framework of the MBSDMP that has holistic and integrative approach in addressing the complex social and ecological issues in the Manila Bay coastal area.
  • Annex 2: Institutional Setup - this report discussed about the proposed institutional setup for the MBSDMP, with the proposed functions, structures and other recommended features.
  • Annex 3: Communication Plan - this report provides discussions on integrated approach, communication products and organizational dimensions on MBSDMP Communications strategies.
  • Annex 4: Community FGD - this represents the focused-group discussions conducted in Manila Bay communities. This report provides issues and challenges, and aspirations of the communities in Manila Bay.
  • Annex 5: Resource Inventory Study - this study represents the conditions of critical habitats (mangroves, corals, soft bottom, fisheries) in Manila Bay. This report also includes descriptions of local fisheries and community views on proposed government assistance and climate change.
  • Annex 6: Amenity Study - this study provides an indicative amenity value of the established and proposed tourism sites in the Manila Bay area which shall be the basis in identifying the appropriate tourism development strategies in Manila Bay Area.
  • Part of the deliverable is the MBSDMP AVP which can be viewed here.

Action Plan and Investment Report (August 2020)

This report provides the detailed action plan of the MBSDMP that overlays the programs, activities,  and projects (PAPs) of the priority measures on the ICZM Planning Framework and integrates the enabling environment. This document also gives the indicative implementation schedules of PAPs across the 2020-2040 timeframe. The Investment Report shows the investment requirements per measure, by implementing agency, source of funds, and by identified spatial coverage.

This also includes communication strategy for the MBSDMP as well as initial discussions on its alignment to the Philippines' Recovery Plan from the COVID-19 pandemic.

View as Flipbook here. Download here.

A Strategic Master Plan Report (October 2019)

 A Strategic Master Plan Report provides strategic directions of on-going and newly proposed interventions, labeled as PAPs (Programs, Activities, and Projects). The PAPs are grouped into Thematic Packages (TPs) addressing specific components of the defined strategic goals for Manila Bay (MB). Annexed to this report are the following:

  • Strategy Building Report - this report discusses the indicators that were used in identifying measures and strategy for the development of the Manila Bay Master Plan. Indicators were analyzed using three (3) different scenarios: Scenario 1 is Together Rich; Scenario 2 is Middle ground; and Scenario 3 is the Stagnation. 
  • ICZM Planning Framework - this is the Overall Guiding Framework of the MBSDMP. It adopts a holistic and integrative approach in addressing the complex social and ecological issues in the Manila Bay Coastal Area. Further it seeks to engage the participation and cooperation of all stakeholders to realize the overall goal of having a "Sustainable and Resilient Manila Bay" by balancing and harmonizing the sectoral objectives (environment, economic, social, cultural and recreational). The Planning Framework will be on of the key bases of implementing both priority and supplementary measures under MBSDMP.
  • Institutional Setup Report - this report presents the Stakeholders of Manila Bay, options for the Manila Bay governing body and the recommended institutional arrangements based on the measures and preferred strategy of the Master Plan. This report consists of two (2) components: 1) the Manila Bay governing body; and 2) the institutional arrangements amongst the organizations involved in the Master Plan implementation.
  • Capacity Building Plan - this defines the different institutional capacity requirements for the implementation of the MBSDMP. This report is composed of the following: 1) Framework for Capacity Building; 2) Stakeholders of MBSDMP; 3) Capacity Requirements; 4) Competency Requirements; and 5) Transitioning from Current to Desired State.


Situation Analysis Report (December 2018)

This Situation Analysis Report (December 2018 Version) is the cover report of the whole Situation Analysis Report of the Manila Bay Sustainable Development Master Plan (MBSDMP). The whole Situation Analysis Report consist of Executive Summary and five (5) Focal Theme Reports:

  • Focal Theme Report: Ecosystem Protection - this report presents a comprehensive assessment on the state of the Manila Bay ecosystem including reviews of relevant policies related to the conservation and protection of critical habitats and biodiversity in the bay. It also includes historical trends as well as current situations and its implications on the future state of Manila Bay in the context of ecosystem protection and management.
  • Focal Theme Report: Upgrading Informal Settlements - this report presents current situation of informal settler families within the Manila Bay area including reviews of policies and institutional arrangements. As well as the projected housing needs or housing backlog based on the available data.
  • Focal Theme Report: Water Quality Improvements - this report describes the present situation of water quality in the bay and its relevance to the improvement of Manila Bay. It also discusses current policies and laws in relation to the water quality improvement of the bay.
  • Focal Theme Report: Inclusive Growth - this report describes the present situation of economic growth trend, population and poverty, underground economy or the informal sector, public investment programs, agriculture and fisheries as well as policy reviews in relation to inclusive growth.

Manila Bay Area Situation Atlas (December 2018)

This Manila Bay Area Situation Atlas (December 2018 Version) is part of the Situation Analysis Report of the Manila Bay Sustainable Development Master Plan (MBSDMP). Complementing this atlas are:

  • Situation Analysis Report - Executive Summary/Cover Report 
  • 5 Focal Theme Report (Inclusive Growth, Improving Informal Settlement, Ecosystem Protection, Improving Water Quality, and Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change

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