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Country: PHILIPPINES

ACTIVITIES ELABORATED &
IMPLEMENTATION ONGOING

City: NAGA CITY
PROPONENTS
BISCAST Bicol State College of
Applied Science and
Technology
Dr. Richard H. Cordial
BISCAST President
president@biscast.edu.ph
Local Partner
Naga City Municipality
Metro Naga Water District

GIZ Urban Nexus: Adviser

Werner Haberzettl
werner.haberzettl@giz.de
Regional / National Partner
Department of Science and
Technology Region 5 (DOST);
Philippine Association of State
Universities and Colleges

CAPACITY BUIDLING - DISSEMINATION
OF NEXUS APPROACH WITHIN AND
OUTSIDE OF THE ACADEME
GEOGRAPHY AND POPULATION
BISCAST is
located in Naga
City serving the
Bicol Region; it
accommodates
5000 students,
implements
research and
extension works
as well as
teaching.

KEY DEVELOPMENT ISSUES
BISCAST as meso-level educational institution was selected for the
purpose of dissemination of the Nexus concept including applied
technologies within and outside of the academe. Furthermore, BISCAST
as State College not only provides technical and educational support to
the current 5000 students but also to the region of Bicol as well as
nation wide. The main focus is on capacity building in energy and water
conservation, waste management and sustainable architecture.
DETAILS OF COOPERATION
In 2014, BISCAST supported the NEXUS / Naga City affordable housing
project in Del Rosario. BISCAST installed a NEXUS TASK FORCE
which developed an Integrated Resource Management Plan currently
implemented, considering 6 major areas. Sustainable Site Development
Plan, Eco friendly Campus Project, Capacity Building in the field of
Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Green Architecture, Energy - &
Water Management and Climate Change Resilient Affordable Housing.
EXPECTED DEVELOPMENTAL IMPACTS
 The Nexus approach is integrated into the State College Institutional
Standard Procedures and Planning
 The Nexus approach and sustainable applied technology is
disseminated to other educational, private and governmental
institutions
 Applied technologies in the field of renewable energies and energy
efficiency, water conservation and climate change resilient housing
are displayed for educational and research purpose
 Naga City and other Municipalities adapt BISCAST technologies in
climate change resilient housing, waste water & solid waste
management
 Architecture students of BISCAST can implement green architecture
and green building standards in the building designs
 Energy and water bills of BISCAST reduced and energy and water
efficiency enhanced
EXPECTED INVESTMENT
FOLLOW UP
GIZ NEXUS SUPPORT
BISCAST CONTRIBUTION

ESTIMATED INVESTMENT VALUE
5,289.750 PHP (105,795 €) till end
2017
Technical advisory services &
capacity building
Logistics, technical and financial
support

INTERVENTION ARE
Climate Change Resilient Pilot Housing

Rainwater Harvester

SOURCES OF FINANCING
BISCAST Budget