MDARRC Roadmap 2016-2022

Status of Philippine Mining Industry

Status of Philippine Environmental Degradation

I. Introduction

1.1 Rationale of the Roadmap

1.2 Research, Development and Extension Program of the Research Center

II. Overview of the Center

2.1 Function of the Research Center

2.2 Organisational Set-up

III. Vision and Research, Development & Extension Goals

3.1 Vision

3.2 RDE Goals and Sector Outcomes

IV. Human Resource Development

V. Construction of New Facility and Improvement of Existing Facilities and Equipment

VI. Priority Programs, Projects and Activities

6.1 Generation and Transfer of Technologies to Rehabilitate Degraded Ancestral Domain Areas

6.1.1 Phytological control of Imperata cylindrica in degraded ancestral domain areas

6.1.2 Ex-situ and In-situ conservation strategies for rare and endangered tree species in Ancestral Domain Areas


6.2 Generation and Transfer of Technologies to Rehabilitate Degraded Community-Based Forest Management Areas

6.2.1 Appropriate Technologies to Eliminate Cogonal Areas within Community-Based Forest Management Areas (CBFMA)

6.2.2 Screening of Multi-purpose Tree Species as Hedge Rows in an Alley Cropping System in Community-Based Forest Management Areas

6.2.3 Improving Perennial Crop Yield through Liming and Fertilization Technologies in Community- Based Forest Management Areas

6.2.4 Assessment of Nitrogen-fixing Tree Species in Degraded Community-Based Forest Management Areas


6.3 Generation and Technologies to Rehabilitate Degraded Mangrove Areas (CY 2015-2016)

6.3.1 Growth and Survival of Three Mangrove Species in Degraded Mangrove Areas

6.3.2 Improving Survival of Planted Mangrove Seedlings in Exposed Areas Using Bamboo as Wave Attenuators


6.4 Generation and Transfer of Technologies to Rehabilitate Degraded Multiple Use Zone in Protected Areas

6.4.1 Appropriate Technologies to Rehabilitate Multiple Use Zone of Allah Valley Protected Landscape in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato

6.4.2 Extension Approaches for the Rapid Diffusion  of Rehabilitation Technologies in Degraded Multiple Use zone Protected Areas


6.5 Generation and Transfer of Technologies to Rehabilitate Degraded Mine Waste Areas

6.5.1 Phytoremediation for Mercury-contaminated Mine Waste Area

6.5.2 Performance of Indigenous Species as Mercury Accumulator in Mine Waste Areas

6.5.3 Attenuation of Mercury Contamination in Mine Tailings Site using Ornamental Plants


6.6 Generation and Transfer of Technologies to Rehabilitate Mined-Out Areas

6.6.1 Rehabilitation of Small Scale Degraded Mining Areas

6.6.2 Soil Amelioration and Mycorrhizal Application to Improve Rehabilitation of Mined-Out Areas

6.6.3 Characterization and Introduction of Beneficial Soil Micro-organisms to Improve Poor Plantation Sites

6.6.4 Vegetation Dynamics of Mined-Out Areas

6.6.5 Density of Climax Species for an Improved Rehabilitation of Mine Spoil Site

6.6.6 Performance of Climax Species Integrated with Existing Pioneer Species in Partially Improved Mined-Out Areas

6.6.7 Introduction of Nitrogen Fixing Plants as Nurse Crops for Climax Species to Rehabilitate Mined-Out Areas

6.6.8 Stabilization of Soil in Using Different Bamboo Species in Mine-Waste Dump Areas

6.6.9 Improved Productivity of the Social Development Management Program of Agriculture Areas at Carmen Copper Corporation


6.7 Client-Based Technology Transfer and Extension to Stabilize Mined-Out and Degraded Areas

6.7.1 Packaging of ENR Technologies for Extension and Production of IEC Materials

6.7.2 Promotion and Dissemination of Technologies for Sustainable ENR Management

6.7.3 Post-Monitoring and Evaluation of Transferred ENR Technologies