Project Information - Completed Study

Title: Re-thinking Executive Order 23 for Effective Forest Protection and Wood Industry Revitalization
Description: This article argues that EO 23 has led to damaging unintended economic and social consequences without accomplishing much of its avowed objective due to corruption and others. It also argues that there are other potentially more effective ways of protecting Philippine forests.
Investigator: Israel, Danilo C.
Publications: DP 2016-51: Planting Seeds of Self-Defeat: Effects of Unrealistic Regulations on the Caraga Wood Industry and Forest Conservation,