HomeIAMURE International Journal of Social Sciencesvol. 8 no. 1 (2013)

The Ecosystem Management and Enterprise Development of the Local Public Policy in the Philippines

Christopher F. Bueno

Discipline: Social Science



The study dealt on environmental and economic governance to showcase its relevance, responsiveness and commitment of the Philippine government to take its share in providing scientific support through the complementation of the local public policy relevant to multidisciplinary researches that contribute to the country’s positive image as “the Rising Tiger Economy in Asia.” The study utilized the descriptive and documentary analysis primarily through e-report of the Local Government Performance Monitoring System on Environmental and Economic Governance in the Philippines. It provided the generated knowledge as applied in the by-product of science research within the inclusion of economic and environmental governance on the Philippine government. The study on local public policy in the implementation of Republic Act No. 7160 (Local Government Code of 1991) showed the importance in the Local Government Units (LGU) to respond particularly to economic and environmental governance. This is in support with the scientific complementation along the areas of enterprise development, environment, solid waste management, and eco-system development on agriculture, fishery and forestry, as a result of the public policy implementation of the Local Government Units in the Philippines.