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The Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB)
is the principal research and development (R & D) unit of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Its R & D and extension activities are focused on the five major ecosystems of the Philippines which include forests, upland farms, grassland and degraded areas, coastal zone and freshwater, and urban areas.

The ERDB was created in June 1987 under Executive Order (EO) 192 that merged the function of the former Forest Research Institute (FORI) and the National Mangrove Committee. Its headquarters is located at the University of the Philippines Los Baños, College of Forestry and Natural Resources (UPLB-CFNR) campus in the municipality of Los Baños, province of Laguna, Philippines about 65 kms south of Manila.


Twenty-four fishermen from Barangay Ginoong Sanay and Pinagdilawan conducted a cross-visit at the ERDB’s bamboo and rattan demonstration areas on October 3, 2014. The fishermen are cooperators of ERDB’s Partner-Bond Project which is being implemented in Talim island. The project is headed by Vienna O. Austria with Marla V. Cambay and Ma. Theresa M. Valencia as co-activity leader and project staff, respectively.>>more

In celebration of the 399th Foundation Day of the Municipality of Los Baños, the Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB) joined the 140 delegates in the civic parade held on Sept. 17, 2014. The delegates came from government offices, NGOs and private individuals.>>more

Other Newsbriefs
Landscape Function Analysis Field Guide
ERDB Annual Report
ERDB Info Journal
Volume 8 No. 4
Proceedings of the 1st ASEAN Congress on Mangrove Research and Development
Canopy International
Volume 39
Vol. 23 Nos. 1&2
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