U.P. Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES)

Status: Active 
Member Since: 09/26/2009 
Specialization: Planning and Development 
Contact Person: Dr. Candido A. Cabrido, Jr.  
Position: President 
Telephone No.: +632 927 4797; +63927 322 8790 (mobile) 
Fax No.: +632 927 3595 
Address: SURP Building E. Jacinto St. 
  UP Campus Diliman 
City: Quezon City 
Country: Philippines 
Zip code: 1101 
Email Address: planades@yahoo.com, didscabrido@yahoo.com.ph 

Established in 1976, the U.P. Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES) is a non-stock, non-profit foundation engaged in research, consultancy and extension services, academic development and training in environmental, urban and regional planning and related disciplines.

One of its major objectives is to provide technical assistance to both the public and private sectors on various aspects of urban and regional planning including project development and management, and feasibility studies.

Corporate Objectives

To initiate, sponsor, support, promote, assist or conduct basic and applied research and development programs and projects in the field of urban and regional planning;

To publish or disseminate information on research studies, training programs and other activities of both the Foundation and SURP

To sponsor workshops, seminars, educational campaigns, conferences, convocations, and symposia on various aspects of urban and regional planning, project development and management, and project feasibility studies;

To provide assistance, financial or otherwise, to faculty members, alumni and students of the School of Urban and Regional Planning, University of the Philippines who propose to undertake research activities in urban and regional planning;

To grant scholarships and professorial chairs in urban and regional planning to deserving individuals;

Professional Services

  • Urban and Regional Framework Plan Preparation and Review
  • Comprehensive Development Planning
  • Comprehensive Land Use Plan Preparation/Updating
  • Local Development Investment Programming
  • Local Government Income Generation Studies
  • Policy and Institutional Studies
  • Zoning Ordinance Preparation/Updating
  • Sectoral Studies and Policy Analysis
  • Project Feasibility Studies
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • Transportation and Traffic Management Planning
  • Transportation Impact Assessment
  • Project Development, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Site Planning
  • Geographic Information System (GIS-based) Mapping
  • Real Property Tax (GIS-Based) Mapping
  • Disaster Management / Mitigation Planning
  • Eco-Tourism Planning
  • Infrastructure Planning
  • Economic Zone/Industrial Estate Planning
  • Protected Areas Management Planning
  • Coastal Zone Management Planning
  • Watershed Management Planning
  • Agriculture Land Use Planning
  • Resettlement Planning
  • Land Valuation Studies
  • Land Management Studies
  • Ancestral Domain Sustainable Development Protection Planning (ADSDPP)
  • Residential Subdivision Planning
  • Flood Plain Rehabilitation Planning