Forest Foundation Philippines

Established in 2002, under two bilateral agreements between the governments of the United States of America and the Philippines, the Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF) is a non-profit organization that provides grants to organizations that empower the people to protect the forests.

Since its inception, PTFCF has supported over 450 projects which has improved ...

the management of 1.5M hectares of forest lands, restored approximately 4,200 hectares of forests through the re-introduction of appropriate native species, established over 40 community-conserved areas and built over 60 community enterprises.

Today, PTFCF's work continues as forests still face threats. Guided by the PTFCF Program Plan, 2017-2021, PTFCF has allocated around Php 480 M to protect the country's most critical forest landscapes: Sierra Madre, Palawan, Samar and Leyte, and Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental.

Forest Foundation Philippines News

  • Masungi Georeserve Presents The First Explorer Encounters Conference

    Masungi Georeserve Presents The First Explorer Encounters Conference

    In partnership with with National Geographic Society-Asia and Forest Foundation Philippines, National Geographic explorers, conservation changemakers, and expert storytellers will gather to discuss the theme, "Conservation Storytelling in the Digital Age."

    Supported by the National Geographic Society-Asia and the Forest Foundation Philippines, Explorer Encounters​ is Masungi Georeserve Foundation's contribution to mainstreaming environment conservation in the Philippines by providing a unique platform for discussions, knowledge-sharing, and community building.

    This landmark event b ...

  • Bayan Academy Tapped For Forest Foundation Philippines Project In Palawan And Samar

    Bayan Academy Tapped For Forest Foundation Philippines Project In Palawan And Samar

    This long-term partnership will take on a two-pronged approach ? first, to provide direct support to five existing forest-based social enterprises, and eventually, empower local governments and educational institutions as positive enablers for the forest-based social enterprises.

    Aside from research and consultancy, Bayan Academy is to provide support to selected forest-based social enterprises in Palawan and Samar through social entrepreneurship and management training, community and organizational development, appropriate business investments, and continuous monitoring, mentoring and ente ...

  • Sustainability Summit Focuses On Water Issues

    Sustainability Summit Focuses On Water Issues

    There are issues concerning water which need to be addressed before we drown on it - this was the message of the organizers of the Sustainability Summit 2018.

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Environmental Management Bureau, Enderun Colleges, AGREA, and Forest Foundation Philippines, have teamed up for the third sustainability summit which will gather over 200 delegates from top corporations, leading businesses, government, NGOs, and the academe to discuss water as a critical sustainability concern.

    Specifically, the summit will wade into how water relates to energy, ...

  • Eight Reasons To Date A Tree-hugger

    Eight Reasons To Date A Tree-hugger

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    What do Leo DiCaprio, Ian Somerhalder, Lily Allen and Gisele Bundchen all have in common? Apart from being incredibly gorgeous, theyre also tree-huggers!

    Here are eight really good reasons why you should consider getting into a relationship with these lovers and protectors of nature:

    1. They care. Tree-huggers are not afraid to show their soft side. Just like their mission to nurture trees and protect forests, they know how to care for anyone and anything that has been hurt or taken for granted.

    2. ...

  • Wanted Social Entrepreneurs Committed To Save PH Forests

    Wanted Social Entrepreneurs Committed To Save PH Forests

    Calling all Filipino social entrepreneurs, especially those whose business' thrust is environmental protection and preservation: The Forest Foundation of the Philippines (FFP) needs you as a partner in saving one of the country's most prized natural resources, as well as helping promote sustainable economic growth.

    In a recent briefing, FFP (formerly known as the Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation), unveiled its five-year plan, starting with a "pitch fest" on July 22 dubbed "Forest Fest PH."

    The event gives entrepreneurs??"both young and established??"who have a passion f ...

  • Palawan To Receive Forest Protection Grants

    Palawan To Receive Forest Protection Grants

    The protection and conservation of Palawan's rich biodiversity and natural forests are further assured with the inclusion of the province among the focal areas of the Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF).

    PTFCF, a non-profit organization that provides grants to protect the forests, was established under two bicameral agreements between the governments of the United States of America and the Philippines under the US Tropical Forest Conservation Act.

    "The PTFCF through the Secondary Tropical Forest Conservation Agreement (TFCA2) has committed its resources for the pro ...