Restoring Ecosystems for a Better Future

What is RISE?

Restoration Initiative for Sustainable Ecosystems (RISE) is a non profit organization registered in the Philippines and based at Visayas State University (VSU) in Baybay City, Leyte. We work with local stakeholders to conserve and restore forests, develop productive landscapes, and improve human well-being.

What We Do?

Forest & Landscape Restoration

Biodiversity Conservation

Education & Training

Where We Work?

Let's RISE together for a better future

Get involved and help us restore ecosystems.

What's New?

RISE becomes convenor of RFRI

RISE cosponsors Webinar Series on Forest & Landscape Restoration

New Rainforestation book published

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