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Davao City, Philippines
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"Strategy to ensure sustainable management of the upland resource base and improve the living standards of the communities who derive most of their income from upland farming."
Upland Agricultural Extension Delivery (UAED) introduce diversified farming systems to upland farmers that increase productivity and hence reduce the need to open up more lands, particularly in forest areas. The ultimate aim is that all steep slopes presently farmed
Barangay Forest Protection and Management (BFPM) was conceptualised by UDP to address the ongoing further destruction of the remaining forests in the uplands. The main causes for this situation are the continuous expansion of farming activities and encroachment into remaining forestlands as well as other on-
Rural Financial Services (RFS) deals with establishing a savings-
Upland Village Enterpise Development (UVED) to increase incomes of upland farmers through consolidating the crops
produced by individual farmers to achieve a quantity that enhances their competitive advantage and allows negotiation for higher prices and the institutionalisation of markets.
To achieve sustainable development in the upland areas with emphasis on preservation of the natural resources by strong community organisations and secondly to achieve higher incomes for the upland communities specifically those who make a living out of farming that would prevent further encroachment into forestlands by upland farmers.
UDP is a special project of the Government of the Philippines
executed by the Department of Agriculture
and supported by a grant from the European Union