IDEAS palawan

Promoting Environmentally Nurturing Community Development

Programs and Services

Community Organizing and Cooperative Development

  • Capacitating community leaders in community organizing and leadership, management, local governance, and cooperative development;

Sustainable Agriculture/Forestry development and   promotion

  • Training of farmers and extension agents in sustainable agriculture/forestry technologies;
  • direct extension activities in project areas;

 Health and Potable Water

  • Promotes community health recovery that strengthens good health through disease prevention rather than cure via community capacity building  through  natural and indigenous food -based diet
  • Assist and cooperate in the installation of community based potable water systems

  • HIV-AIDS awareness is also being popularized

 Enterprise Development

  • Development of Agriculture-Based Enterprises and assist farmer organizations in developing their products and business enterprises;

  • IDEAS also complements community based enterprises by establishing its own institutionally managed enterprise development programme

Governance and environmental Advocacy & Network Building

  • Promotes the participatory governance through IDEAS and POs participation in local governance via participation in local special bodies and advocacy in participatory planning and monitoring;

Gender and Development Mainstreaming

  • This is not a separate program. It is mainstreamed in the other programs and services

Resource Access Mobilization

  • Building the capacities of partner communities to mobilize both internal and external resources through savings and credit projects, networking and linkaging

Ancetral Domain and Watershed Program 

  •  Facilitate application for the delineation of Ancestral Domain
  • Facilitate adoption of watershed protection and development systems at the local level

Advocacy in environmental protection and nurturance and advocacy against destructive industries such as mining, etc