Philippines

Executive Orders no. 43 and no. 24 on the Cabinet Cluster on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

Executive
Decree/Order/Ordinance
Passed in 2011
The Order reorganises the Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Cluster to focus on the conservation, and protection of the environment and natural resources. It shall take the lead in pursuing measures to adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change on the Philippine archipelago; and undertake all the necessary preparation for both natural and man-made disasters.

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. 

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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