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Conrado Benitez Institute for Sustainability (CBIS)

As PRRM Chairperson Emeritus Helena Z. Benitez stated: “PRRM is right on target to focus on education for sustainability. One big reason why the world is as what we find it today is because we have yet to learn our way out of our unsustainable condition.” Simply put, education for sustainability is a kind of education which enables us to explain the whys of unsustainability and to do something about it.

The PRRM has continued to promote such kind of education with the stock of experience and knowledge it has generated over the years in different localities. The CBIS integrates the learnings of PRRM, disseminates these learnings and generates new knowledge to enhance the theory and practice of rural reconstruction.

The CBIS serves as the main training, research and technical assistance arm of PRRM. It counts on a faculty drawn from PRRM and its partner people’s organizations as well as from other training institutes, NGOs and POs.

The initial courses designed from field level experiences and exchanges include:

  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable local economy
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Sustainable coastal resource management
  • New and renewable energy
  • Governance for sustainability
  • Management for sustainability
  • Gender sensitivity and awareness

Contact details:
MR. ISAGANI R. SERRANO
PRRM President and CBIS Director
PRRM Conrado Benitez Institute for Sustainability
Tel: (02) 372.4994, 372.4992, 372; Fax: (02) 372.4995
Email: cbis@prrm.org; Website: www.prrm.org

Publications

Journals, Books, Articles, Features and Commentaries on national and international policy, grassroots developments and initiatives and rural reconstruction movement. Read more
Community and Habitat No. 13: Community resilience needs a change in mindset Community and Habitat No. 13: Community resilience needs a change in mindset
Community resilience needs a change in mindset
THIS ISSUE OF PRRM’S COMMUNITY & HABITAT JOURNAL IS focused on the intertwined issues of climate change, energy and food.

Development Courses
Conrado Benitez Institute for Sustainability (CBIS)

The CBIS offers a range of sustainable development courses covering different situations. Read more

Downloadable Forms
CBIS Handbook 4 | Enrollment Form