USAID assistance helped improve management effectiveness in protected areas

Photo Caption: A second round of METT assessment of the Mt. Kitanglad Range Natural Park was conducted, with technical assistance from USAID's B+WISER Program in July this year.

USAID's B+WISER project helped improve management effectiveness in 10 protected areas (PAs) in the Philippines. Together with the Biodiversity Management Bureau, it assisted the Protected Area Management Boards (PAMBs) and local offices of the DENR conduct baseline and second rounds of Management Effectiveness Tracking Tool (METT) assessments.

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