The Department of Community and Environmental Resource Planning (DCERP), founded in 1983, serves one of the four academic units of the College of Human Ecology, UP Los Baños. It functions within the harmonizing framework of humans in relation to their environment. Its ultimate aim is to contribute towards the national goal of improving the quality of life and general well-being of the Filipino people.
A leading institution providing high quality education, research, and public service in human settlements planning towards sustainable development.
Development and promotion of sustainable and resilient human settlements through:
(1) education of environmental planning professionals with holistic and interdisciplinary perspective
(2) knowledge generation in situational analysis, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development plans; and
(3) provision of technical assistance to various institutions