An International project team.

The  interdisciplinary partnership has been created with the intent of covering all the key issues planned in the research plan. The key stakeholders involved in the project include three research institutes in Switzerland, three research institutes in the Philippines and a social enterprise as implementation partner with its local partner organizations.

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Bern University of Applied Science, Architecture Wood and Civil Engineering,

Solothurnstrasse 102, CH-2504 Biel/Bienne, Switzerland (Project lead) 

Bern University of Applied Science, School of Agricultural Forest and Food Science,

Länggasse 85, CH-3052 Zollikofen, Switzerland

Contact Person: Pichelin Frédéric <>



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Haute école de gestion Arc, IMSI Institut du management et des systèmes d’information,

Espace de l‘Europe 21, CH-2000 Neuchatel, Switzerland

Contact Person: Milena Properzi <>



Bicol University

Bicol University, College of Agriculture and Forestry,

Legazpi City, RP-4500 Albay, Philippines




Visayas State University, College of Agriculture and Food Science,

Baybay City, RP-6521A Leyte, Philippines




Forest Products Research and Development Institute, Department of Science and Technology,

Los Banos, RP-4031 Laguna, Philippines





Implementation partner


BASE Builds Pte. Ltd.
20 Harbour Drive
#06-06/08 PSA Vista
SGP-Singapore 117612





Collaboration partners



United Nations – Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific



Homeless People Federation of the Philippines Inc.



Philippines Coconut Authority



Donor organization


The project is supported by the SNF – Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development R4D

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