Climate Resiliency in Urban Planning: Institutional Support to Philippine National Government Agencies on Building Capacities of LGUs to Develop Climate Resilient Urban Designs (BCRUPD)
As of: January 2020
Objective and activities
The project supports the Philippine government in improving policies, regulations and capacities to adapt to climate change through the promotion of sustainable urban development plans and designs. In support of the National Climate Change Action Plan, it will enhance national and subnational government representatives’ institutional capacities to direct urban growth towards suitable areas and design the same incorporating resilience principles and practices. The project will supplement existing urban planning guidelines and develop knowledge through policy inputs, capacity development interventions, and demonstration activities. Demonstration of innovative approaches in 5 cities with different ecosystems will showcase contextualized processes and schemes on building urban resilience considering balanced economic and ecological sustainability in the face of rapid urbanization.