Executive Orders no. 43 and no. 24 on the Cabinet Cluster on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
Order 24/2017 reorganises the Cabinet clusters as follows: 1) Participatory Governance; 2) Infrastructure; 3) Human Development and Poverty Reduction; 4) Security, Justice and Peace; 5) Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation and Disaster Risk Reduction; 6) Economic Development.
The Climate change Adapatation, Mitigation and Disaster Risk Reduction Cluster focus on the conservation and protection of the environment and natural resources. The cluster has the following objectives: 1) to increase climate change resilience of rural communities through increased agricultural productivity, water suficiency, food security and climate and disaster-risk resilient development; 2) to intensify sustainable management of natural resources through the adaptation of ridge-to-reef approach and sustainable integrated area development; 3) management of natural resources through strict enforcement of environmental standards and safeguards to achieve sustainable and resilient ecosystems; 4) ensure inclusive, people-centered and sector-wide disaster mitigation preparadness and quicke emergency response; 5) promote and protect the Philippine national interest in adhering to international envonmental commitments.