RESEARCH PROJECTS

1. Research Proposal

2. Endorsement (with resolution and documentation of the consultation process) from the following:

a) Sangguniang Pambarangay
b) Sangguniang Bayan/Panglungsod
c) Indigenous Cultural Communities (ICC’s)

3. For research projects covered by DENR DAO 96-37:

a) Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) document (refer to DENR DAO 96-37, Series of 1996, for contents of IEE)
b) Location map/project site plotted on the topographic map with 1:50,000 scale
c) Map of the study area noting adjacent water bodies (scale 1:10,000)

4. For research projects dealing with prospecting of biological and genetic resources (Executive Order No. 247):

a) Letter of acceptance from Filipino counterparts authorized by or representing the host institutions
b) Letter of endorsement from the head of institution where applicant is affiliated
c) Company/Institution/Organization/Agency Profile
d) Prior Informed Consent obtained in accordance with section 7 of E.O. 247 from the following:

i. Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples (IPS) – in cases where the prospecting of biological and genetic will be undertaken within their ancestral domains/lands;

ii. Local Communities (LC) – in cases where the prospecting of biological and genetic resources will be undertaken within their area/s of jurisdiction.

iii. Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) – in cases where the prospecting of biological and genetic resources will be undertaken within a protected area. Provided that, if the PAMB for a certain protected area has not been organized, a letter of consent shall be obtained from the concerned Regional Executive Director under whose jurisdiction the protected area is located;
iv. Private Land Owner – in cases where the prospecting of biological and genetic resources will be undertaken within the private land.