Public Hearing (-June 13) and Explanatory Webinar (June 7) for Draft JCM Methodology for AWD in the Philippines


The Expert Committee (EC) for developing Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) for Alternate Wetting and Drying (AWD), led by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the government of Japan (JMAFF), together with ASEAN participating countries such as the Philippines and Viet Nam and well-established research institutes, aims to gather public input on the draft methodology in the Philippines, prior to the public consultation by the JCM Joint Committee (JC) between the Philippines and Japan.

This draft would be the first JCM methodology in agricultural sector if approved by JC.

1. Public Hearing

*This public hearing is conducted as one of the ADB EC's drafting process, and not on JCM JC's formal public input process.

2. Explanatory Webinar

  • Date and Time: 7 June 2024, 15:00-16:00 p.m., Japan time (GMT+8)
  • How to Join: Please register here by 5 June to join the event (meeting link will be sent after the registration)
  • Language: English

Please refer to the following links for further details about the EC and its activities on ADB website.

The 1st EC meeting:

The 2nd EC meeting:

The 3rd EC meeting:

The 4th EC meeting:

Contact Information

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan(JMAFF)

PIC: Yuki Umegaki (Ms), Yumi Kawamoto (Ms)

TEL: 03-6738-6156