Philippine Federation for Environmental Concern

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Philippine Federation for Environmental Concern (PFEC) is a non-government organization located at 2-A B. Guizama Street cor. Candazo Street, Conception 1, Marikina City, Philippines, Dr. Roger Z. Guzman Executive Director of the organization.

About the Organization

Goals

Promote and develop environmental conciousness amongst Filipinos Unite and coordinate with local communities in their efforts for environmental protection To join in national and worldwide environmental action Programs and Services

  • National Environmental Congresses

The PFEC holds national environmental congresses to foster cooperation and exchanges between NGOs, POs, government agencies, the academe as well as other concerned individuals and organizations from all over the country. The Congress from its very simple purpose of serving as a venue to meet and get to know other groups in the Philippine environmental movement and raise environmental consciousness, has moved on to a commitment to serve as venues for study and discussions of environmental issues and coordinated effort to find solutions to these issues. It provided the opportunity for communities directly affected by environmental problems to share their knowledge and first hand experience. Likewise, it had forged development partnerships and strengthened linkages among participating organizations, the academe and relevant government agencies.

  • Education and Extension

The holding of training programs for various sectors of society regarding environmental protection is a continuous activity of the PFEC. Ecological orientation seminars are conducted upon request of community-based groups, NGOs and Pos. Information materials on various environmental concerns and issues are also made available to relevant groups.

It was the PFEC who developed the training design and piloted the training for POs (farmers, fisherfolk, women and youth) to be Deputized Environment and Natural Resources Officers. Full training design/modules on ecotourism with emphasis on community-based approach was developed for a series of training conducted for the Philippines Tourism Authority.

  • Network of Services for Sustainable Community Forestry

This specific program seeks to enhance, build and strengthen POs/community based organizations’ capability in the development and management of the CBFM areas.

- Capability building and enhancement of Local Knowledge on Sustainable Forest Management practices

- Technical assistance on forest land resource management and development

- Enterprise Development and Management

- Strengthening Community Networking and Linkages

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