Empowering Young Successors in the Management of Biodiversity and Traditional Landscapes: The Case of the Earth Ambassadors of the University of the Philippines Open University
The paper discussed the concept, the eventual organization, goals, activities, challenges and strategies, as well as the future plans of the Earth Ambassadors of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines. Additionally, it gave insight on how this project will help in addressing the lack of interest and concern in natural resources management, biodiversity conservation, environmental advocacy and community education among the youth. Moreover, it will enhance resiliency and sustainability of socio-ecological and production landscapes.
This case study was originally published in The Journal of Management and Development Studies vol. 2 no. 1 (2013). The full text can be read on the journal’s website here.