Awarded Grants

Completed

RS-GIS-based integrated analysis on risks to climate change and disasters: Iloilo City, Davao City, and Davao Oriental

2013  |  Manila Observatory, Ateneo De Manila University

Identified hazards, exposures, vulnerabilities, and critical sectors of vulnerability in the study areas (Davao City, Davao Oriental, and Iloilo City), which increase disasters and climate change impacts, towards creating opportunities for more risk-sensitive physical development plans.

More information

Design of a car floatation system

2013  |  De La Salle University

Designed a car flotation system and develops a simulation program to verify the effectiveness of the system.

More information

Development of a methodology for calibrating inoperability input-output models

2013  |  De La Salle University

Developed a solution strategy, demonstrated its effectiveness through test cases on small data sets, and implemented it for updating Philippine Input/Output data.

More information

Modelling productivity and climate change sensitivity of corn and rice crops using simulation modeling in the Abuan Watershed

2014  |  Isabela State University

Developed local DSSAT-CERES Maize and CERES-Rice models for climate change assessments and the design of a decision support system for rainfed farmers in Isabela.

More information

Mainstreaming disaster risk reduction into land use planning: Developing the competencies, tools, and a community of practice

2014  |  Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative

Designed a training program to reinforce and build the competencies of the members of the Quezon City Technical Working Group for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (QC TWG–DRRM) on disaster and climate risk assessments to support the development of a Risk Sensitive Comprehensive Land Use Plan (RS-CLUP).

More information

Water resources accounting for a climate change-ready Philippines

2014  |  Geoscience Foundation, Inc.

Developed an application which computes the possible effects of climate change on the water resources sector in the Philippines by calculating current and projected groundwater potential for each watershed, the number of years the watershed will be within the safe yield, and its supply-demand deficit ranking.

More information

Enhancing resilience and coping capacity of indigenous peoples to changing climate

2014  |  University of the Philippines Los Banos

Assessed the impact of climate change on the IPs’ livelihood and their coping strategies; evaluated the technical and social soundness of the ADSDPP; and integrated indigenous knowledge with innovative science-based measures to recommend how they can improve their resilience and coping capacity.

More information

Harvesting and managing rainwater using Collapsible Rubber Tanks (CRT) to augment water supply and groundwater recharge and flood control

2014  |  University of the Philippines Los Banos

Demonstrated the applicability of CRT in urban areas, which includes cost saving analysis using CRTs, development and fabrication of local designs, assessing its acceptability and durability, and influencing local water resources management through demonstration of its effectiveness as a rainwater harvesting unit for water storage to augment water supply and as flood control.

More information

Development of a web-based tool for disaster risk reduction: A dynamic inoperability input-output model for the Philippines

2015  |  De La Salle University

Developed a web-based freeware to help policy-makers measure the impact of disasters given interdependent nature of economic sectors through inoperability input-output models and dynamic inoperability input-output models.

More information

Ongoing

Impact and risk analyses of climate variability on the food and environmental security in Tarlac province

2013  |  De La Salle Araneta University

Conducts an in depth risk analysis of selected areas in Tarlac province and designs risk management schemes.

More information

WHATSUP1: Mobile website and mobile app to forecast and monitor local weather at any urban area, city, or critical watershed in the Philippines four times a day over five days

2013  |  University of the Philippines Diliman

Developed a mobile app using an algorithm that improves current weather models

More information

Whose health, whose vulnerability: A stakeholder approach in assessing health-related vulnerability and adaptation in the Philippines

2014  |  De La Salle University

Generated a vulnerability, adaptation, mitigation assessment tool sensitive to health.

More information

Agent-based modelling of sustainable livelihoods for vulnerable people to adapt to the impacts of flood-related landslides in the Philippines

2014  |  University of the Philippines Los Banos

Assesses and builds capacity of communities to deal with landslides by enhancing sustainable livelihoods, and develops a coursebook that captures how these assessments are made.

More information

Development of climate envelope models for assessing climate change risk for milkfish (Chanos chanos Forsskål) aquaculture in coastal ponds

2015  |  Diliman Science Research Foundation, University of the Philippines Diliman

Assesses which areas will be at risk and unsuitable for milkfish aquaculture using the ecological forecasting approach and employing biogeographical modeling in CEM.

More information

A comparative analysis among disturbed, restored, and natural mangrove stands in the vulnerability and adaptability against climate change

2015  |  Ateneo De Manila University

Develops an ecological model that will simulate the response or adaptation of mangroves against sea level rise; contributes to the formulation of a national mangrove status report and management plan by conducting a National Mangrove Summit.

More information