Category Archives: San Fernando

Adapting to Climate Change at a City Level: Challenges and Opportunities for Local Governments in the Philippines, San Fernando, La Union.

Colleen Curran is an SCI Intern based in San Fernando, Philippines. ~ ~ Data is to climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) as cheese is to pizza, you can go without it, but with it, it’s much … Continue reading

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‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’ SCI Intern Network

Angele Clarke just finished her 6-month internship in San Fernando.  ~ ~ As the fifth round of intern(s) going to San Fernando, La Union, The Philippines I was extremely excited, but honestly a bit nervous at being the sole intern … Continue reading

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The Difficulty of Participation

Jonathan De Luca just finished a 6-month internship in San Fernando, Philippines. His work their focused on waste management. His post here is an honest look at some of the difficulties encountered in true participatory planning, but also in his … Continue reading

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Barangay Solid Waste Management in the Philippines

Tyler Farrow is currently doing a 6-month SCI internship in San Fernando, Philippines. His work will focus on waste management. ~  ~ Since the words were famously spoken by Eldridge Cleaver in 1968, the phrase “You’re either part of the … Continue reading

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The Reality of Recycling

Clara Blakelock just finished a 6-month CIDA / IYIP internship in San Fernando, Philippines. Her work focused on waste management. Thanks for the great article, Clara! ~  ~ I think the reason that I’ve always focused my environmental work and education … Continue reading

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SCI Youth Intern Profile #3 : Stu Campana

In the lead up to the United Nations International Youth Day on August 12th, we will be profiling 5 of our interns and the work they have done to support youth-led development around the world. ~ ~ Name: Stu Campana … Continue reading

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