The MangyanTamaraw Driven Landscape Program was initiated in 2012 on the behalf of the IUCN-SSC (International Union for the Conservation of Nature – Species Survival Commission). This socio-environmental program is developed by the D’ABOVILLE Foundation in partnership with international and national organizations, Philippines authorities and local stakeholders. It focuses its attention on the Critically Endangered Tamaraw, Mindoro’s biodiversity and the residing communities living in the mountainous interior of the Island.

 

OUR VISION AND STRATEGY OF INTERVENTION

Goal and vision of the Mangyan – Tamaraw Driven Landscape Program

Strategic Structure of the Program

Strategic Approach of the Program

OBJECTIVES

Objective 1: Improve the governance and protection measures in Mts Iglit-Baco National Park

  • Fight illegal activities and reduce poaching
  • Support the development of a proper Protected Area General Management Plan
  • Support the proclamation of MIBNP under NIPAS (Natural and Biotic Area, ICCA)

Objective 2: Establish a proper zoning system along with an integrative traditional hunting management planning within the CZM

  • Establish a “Strict Protection Zone” to secure a minimum security area for wildlife
  • Increase potential areas of dispersion and survival on most recent range of Tamaraw
  • Encourage traditional lifestyle  of IP communities

Objective 3: Introduce and develop an innovative land-use management approach and alternative subsistence capacities to residing Mangyan Communities

  • Ensure subsistence means and increase productivity of land
  • Decrease need for more land for kaingin and preserve mature and aging forest
  • Enhance production for inside and outside market opportunities

Objective 4: Support the development of an Island Wide Strategy of Conservation for the Tamaraw

  • Conduct island wide ecological assessments and surveys to locate remaining Tamaraw groups and identify suitable areas for subpopulations survival.
  • Design meta-population structures and models to ensure efficiency of conservation efforts and long term viability of the different sub-populations
  • Define long term vision for Mindoro biodiversity and land-use management

Objective 5: Promote the development of ecotourism in Mindoro

  • Highlight the Park as an outstanding outdoor destination within the Philippines.
  • Help improve infrastructures and communication inside the Park
  • Connect with National and International Tour Operators working in the field of ecotourism

VIDEOS

DOCUMENTS & FINDINGS

LOGICAL FRAMEWORK OF THE PROGRAM

General approach and strategy of action of the Program to address the different issues and bring consistent responses in Mts Iglit-Baco National Park.

NEWS

Rappler on the Tamaraw Conservation Project

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Rappler recently visited Mindoro and Mts Iglit-Baco Natural Park. In their article below they highlight about budget cuts for the Tamaraw Conservation Program by the DENR this 2019, thus seriously…

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Annual Tamaraw Population Count 2019 – Testing a new method (April 1 to 8)

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The last tamaraw count done this April which is an operation conducted every year in Mts Iglit-Baco Natural Park since the year 2000, was the opportunity to introduce and test…

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Visit of the Philippines German Ambassador to MtsIglit-Baco Natural Park – March 9-12

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  In March 2019, DAF President, Mr. Hubert d’Aboville and German Ambassador, Dr. Gordon Kricke, visited MIBNP for a 3 days hike, in order to inaugurate the Tamaraw Multipurpose Field…

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Searching for the Last Tamaraw – Movie documentary

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Our partner and friend Philippe Alleaume discovered the Tamaraw in 2012 through E. Schutz of DAF. He is a french journalist specializing in science and environment. This year, he will…

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Article about International Tamaraw Conservation Collaboration, December 2020

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DAF’s partner Global Wildlife Conservation just released a press article emphasizing the recent Tamaraw Action Planning Workshop that gathered more than 70 Filippino and International participants in Mindoro last December….

CONTACTS

Emmanuel Schütz

Program coordinator, Philippines

Tél : +63 (0) 916 6725 834

Email:
manuschutz.ph@gmail.com

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