Natural Resources Management (NRM)

Featured Projects

Building community-based ecotourism: Sabah, Malaysia

Tapping into unexpected partners: Palawan, Philippines

Engaging young environmental leaders: Palawan and Zamboanga, Philippines

Sector Experience

Foremost among PRIMEX's NRM projects is the US$10.5-million Regional Technical Assistance for Strengthening Coastal and Marine Resource Management in the Coral Triangle – Southeast Asia, covering Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, which started in August 2012 and was completed in December 2017. Conservation-based livelihood development and capacity building of coastal and upland communities in biodiversity conservation have been important  components of most of the natural resource management projects designed and implemented by PRIMEX in the last two decades.

PRIMEX has also worked with various government agencies in the conduct of participatory climate change vulnerability assessment and the planning and implementation of community-based climate change adaptation interventions such as mangrove reforestation in coastal areas.

Areas of Expertise

  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Climate risk and vulnerability assessment
  • Coastal and marine resource management
  • Fisheries resource management
  • Forestry management
  • Sustainable watershed management

Selected NRM Projects

Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Biodiversity Conservation Corridors ProjectLao PDRJun 2012 - Mar 2019ADB/MONREGrant No. 0242-LAO (SF)
Ecosystem Improved for Sustainable Fisheries (ECO-FISH)PhilippinesOct 2012 - Sep 2017USAIDAID-492-C-12-00008
Coastal and Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle: Southeast AsiaIndonesia, Malaysia, and
Aug 2012 - Aug 2016ADBTA 7813-REG
Regional Cooperation on Knowledge Management, Policy, and Institutional
Support to the Coral Triangle Initiative
Indonesia, Malaysia,
Papua New Guinea, Philippines,
Solomon Islands, and
Timor Leste
May 2010 - Apr 2013ADBTA 7307-REG
Decentralized Framework for Sustainable Natural Resources and Rural
Infrastructure Management
PhilippinesJul 2011 - Oct 2013ADBTA 7716-PHI
Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Project, Phase II (COREMAP-II)IndonesiaApr 2005 - Aug 2011ADB/MMAFLoan 1962-INO
Southern Mindanao Integrated Coastal Zone Management ProjectPhilippinesJan 2001 - Jan 2007JBIC/DENRLoan No. Ph-P194
Fisheries Resources Management ProjectPhilippinesJun 1999 - Mar 2004 & Apr 2000 - Dec 2006DA-BFARADB Loan Nos. 1562/1563-PHI
& BIC Loan No. PH-P-197
Coastal Community Development and Fisheries Resource Management Project
IndonesiaNov 1998 - Dec 2005ADBLoan Nos. 1570/1571[SF]-INO
Coastal Resource ManagementPhilippinesMay 1996 - Sep 2004USAID/DENRAID-492-C-00-96-00028-00
Coastal And Marine Resources Management in the Coral Triangle : Southeast AsiaPhilippines, Indonesia, MalaysiaAugust 2012 - July 2016ADBTA 7813