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Philippines - Rural Development Program Project : integrated environmental and social safeguards framework (English)

The development objective of the Rural Development Program Project for Philippines is to increase rural incomes and enhance farm and fishery productivity in targeted areas. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (1) earthmoving and cutting of slopes during dry months; (2) handling and disposing of waste oil and grease to prevent contamination of surface and groundwater; (3) setting up adequate latrine and toilet facility at the base camp; (4) keeping the road open to traffic flow and minimizing disruptions along the access road and or construction area to avoid traffic; (5) coordinating with department of environment and natural resources (DENR) for the enactment of ordinance deputizing the local community to enforce forestry laws; and (6) hiring priority shall be given to qualified local residents.


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    Philippines - Rural Development Program Project : integrated environmental and social safeguards framework

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    environmental and social management; Environmental and Social Management Plan; Environmental and Social Safeguard; environmental and social assessments; Natural Resource Management; capacity-building activity; public access to information; Environmental and Social Impact; communal irrigation system; grievance redress mechanism; environmental impact statement; agricultural land technology; potable water supply; adverse environmental impact; society and culture; construction and operation; planning and design; land use conversion; Broad Community Support; sand and gravel; potable water system; industrial tree plantation; negative environmental impact; sustainable crop production; project affected persons; intensive agricultural production; resettlement and rehabilitation; physical cultural resources; safety of dam; safety and health; construction of dam; level of capacity; flora and fauna; resettlement action plan; increase in capacity; Resettlement Policy Framework; Solid Waste Management; environmental compliance certificate; land acquisition; environmental safeguard; Indigenous Peoples; natural habitat; large dam; Environmental Assessment; safeguards requirement; Safeguard Policies; safeguard policy; value chain; mangrove forest; environmental screening; engineering design; political institution; cultural community; basic training; coastal area; provincial plan; environment assessment; subproject preparation; fishery sector; Natural Resources; safeguards compliance; documentary requirement; environmental soundness; coastal protection; disclosure policy; food processing; small dam; enterprise operation; flood area



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Philippines - Rural Development Program Project : integrated environmental and social safeguards framework (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.