Workshop for Ecosystem Account for the Laguna Lake Basin

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Two-day Launch Workshop for Ecosystem Account for the Laguna Lake Basin
5-6 September 2013, Thursday-Friday | 9am-5pm
VENUE: Social Hall, 2/F SRA Main Building, Sugar Regulatory Administration Compound,
North Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City


Day 1: Thursday, September 5, 2013

  9:00 - 9:15

Invocation/National Anthem

  9:15 - 9:30

Secretary J.R. Nereus O. Acosta, Presidential Adviser on Environmental Protection and General Manager, Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA)

  9:30- 9:45

Introduction of Participants and Objectives of the Workshop
Paul Mitchell, Facilitator

  9:45 - 10:00

Brief Overview of Phil-WAVES
Stefanie Sieber, Task Team Leader

 10:00 - 10:15

Policy Examples of Ecosystem Accounting
Glenn-Marie Lange, World Bank

 10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

  10:30 - 11:30

Introduction to Ecosystem Accounting
Michael Vardon, Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

  11:30 - 12:00

Policy Applications of Ecosystem Accounts
Augustin Arcenas, University of the Philippines School of Economics

  12:00 - 12:30

Data Availability and Quality for the Laguna Lake Basin
Adelio Rico and Alvin Faraon, LLDA

  12:30 - 1:30


  1:30 - 2:30

Policy Issues in the Laguna Lake Basin

Waste Water: Rowena Pagdingalan, LLDA
Flood Mitigation: DPWH and Emiterio Hernandez. LLDA
Fisheries: Adelina C. Santos-Borja, LLDA

  2:30 - 2:45

Coffee Break

  2:45 - 3:45

Break-out Sessions: Identifying Key Policy Questions
Group A: Water QualityGroup B: Fisheries (Capture and Aquaculture)Group C: Flood Mitigation

  3:45 - 4:45

Plenary and Open Forum

 4:45 - 500

Wrap Up



Day 2: Friday, September 6, 2013

  9:00 - 10:00

Policy Issues in the Laguna Lake Basin

Water SupplyMark Mulingbayon, Manila Water
Ecotourism: Department of Tourism Region IVA
Shoreland reclamation: Charisma Lopez, LLDA
Agriculture: Department of Agriculture
Forestry: College of Forestry and Natural Resources, U.P. at Los Banos

  10:00 - 11:00

Break-out Session: Identifying Key Policy Questions (cont.)
Group A: Land Use; Group B: EcotourismGroup C: Water Quantity

  11:00 - 11:15

Coffee Break

  11:15: 11:45

Plenary and Open Forum

 11:45 - 12:15

Accounting for Integrated Ecosystem Management with focus on Water
Gem Castillo, LLDA

 12:15 - 1:15


 1:15 - 2:00

Diagnostic Tool for Ecosystem Accounts and Its Application to the Laguna Lake Basin
Michael Vardon, ABS

  2:00 - 2:30

Use of Remote Sensing in Measuring Ecosystem Services
Torsten Bondo, European Space Agency

  2:30 - 3:30 

Break-out Sessions: Application of the Diagnostic Tool to Identify Policy Priorities
Group A: FisheriesGroup B: Flood MitigationGroup C: Water Quantity

  3:30 - 3:45

Coffee Break

  3:45 - 4:45 

Plenary and Open Forum

  4:45 - 5:00

Wrap Up and Next Steps
Chaired by Secretary Acosta, LLDA

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