Technical Assistance Program on Human Settlements Planning
TAP-HSP is the banner public service arm of UPLB CHE to deliver planning assistance to communities, institutions and agencies, and organizations to help them achieve human ecological security.
It provides different planning services to the planning needs of institutions and organizations at the national, regional and local levels. The program offers different modalities and planning arrangements fit to the needs of its partners and stakeholders.
Read the story of TAP-HSP through a map. TAP-HSP has provided planning opportunities for numerous BSHE alumni (136 Planning Assistants) through time.
Objectives of TAP-HSP
To provide public service by creating institutional linkages with key stakeholders (LGU, NGAs, and NGOs); tapping the vast resource of the department in the form of its faculty, students, and alumni; and increasing capability through training and continuing education.
Began as a banner public service arm of DCERP, now for the whole UPLB CHE
Provides technical assistance to LGUs in crafting risk sensitive development plans
Assisted more than 50 LGUs since 2015
Components of TAP-HSP
Capacity Development for Planners
-Mentoring of young professionals through internship programs for new graduates and supervised field experience of graduating students
- Short courses and trainings on environmental planning, planning tools and techniques (CDRA, GIS, NBS) for professionals and organizations
Model Community/ City for Sustainability and Resilience
Praxis (Practice of Profession)
- Includes technical assistance provided by the unit acting as a planning team in initiatives such as the development of Comprehensive Land Use Plan, Comprehensive Development Plan, and other sectoral plans.
Comprehensive Land Use Plan – Zoning Ordinance
Comprehensive Development Plan
Local Development Investment Program
Ecological | Socio-Economic and Physical Profile
Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment
Forest Land Use Plan
Agriculture and Fisheries Management Plan
Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan
Local Climate Change Action Plan
Local Shelter Plan
Solid Waste Management Plan
Local Tourism Plan
ECAN Resource Management Plan
Ongoing Project Sites
Magsaysay, Occidental Mindoro
San Francisco, Quezon
Presentacion, Camarines Sur
Naujan, Oriental Mindoro
Department of Community and Environmental Resource Planning College of Human Ecology, University of the Philippines Los Baños
For inquiries on technical assistance and trainings, you may contact us directly through the following information below:
Chair, Department of Community and Environmental Resource Planning
College of Human Ecology
University of the Philippines Los Baños
College; Laguna 4031