Guiting Guiting NP, Philippines

Participatory 3D Modelling of Sibuyan Island including Mount Guiting Guiting Natural Park, Philippines

pic_013_p3dmmap_loc_mggnp1:10,000 scale model of Mt. Guiting-guiting Natural Park, Sibuyan Island, Romblon, Philippines (Yr 1999).

The 3D model covers a total terrestrial and marine area of 986 km2. In its terrestial component it includes one Ancestral Domain by the Tagabuhid Indigenous Community.

Participants in the construction of the model and its population with data include representatives from the Tagabuhid Indigenous Community, barangays, Local Government Officials, DENR and various NGOs.


Recommended readings:

Balcita J., Matsuura P. and Balogo J. 1999. Mount Guiting Guiting Natural Park, Profile of the Protected Area . Suhay, July-September 2000 pages 23-24, National Integrated Protected Area Programme (NIPAP), Quezon City, Philippines

Tongson E. and McShane T. 2004.Securing Land Tenure for Biodiversity Conservation in Sibuyan Island, Romblon, Philippines . EGDI-WIDER Conference, Helsinki, Finland, Sep 15-17, 2004

Tongson E. and McShane T. 2006. Securing Indigenous Rights and Biodiversity Conservation Through Partnerships in Sibuyan Island, Romblon, Philippines. Policy Matters, pp 296-296, IUCN, Gland

Rambaldi G. and ASSIST. 1999. Results of the Baseline Survey conducted in 1997 among Communities living within and around Mount Guiting-Guiting National Park, Romblon, Philippines. National Integrated Protected Areas Programme (NIPAP). 80 pp.