The JPC is the policymaking body of the BRP. It has six members: three Filipino and three Dutch.

Dr. Perry S. Ong
Chair, JPC
Assistant Professor, University of the Philippines Diliman

Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr.
Deputy Director for Administration, SEARCA

Dr. Victor B. Amoroso
Professor, Central Mindanao University (CMU)

Dr. Leontine Visser
Professor of Anthropology, Wageningen University and Research Center

Dr. Bram Huijsman
Director, International Agricultural Centre (IAC)
Director, North-South Centre

Dr. Marc Lammerink
Vice Chair, JPC
Director, Forestry Manpower Development (FMD) Consultants

Standing (from left to right): Dr. Mariliza V. Ticsay, NSS Coordinator; Mayor Melquiadez Azcuna, Jr., LAG Member; Mr. Rene van Veenhuizen, SLO Coordinator; Dr. Marc Lammerink, JPC Member; Dr. Victor B. Amoroso, JPC Member; Dr. Perry S. Ong, JPC Chair; Mr. Iver T. Alabanzas, Site Coordinator; Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., JPC Member. Seated: Dr. Leontine Visser, JPC member.



About BRP

Programme Phases


Joint Programme Commitee (JPC)

Philippine Working Group (PWG)

National Support Secretariat (NSS)

Site Coordinating Office (SCO)

Support and Liaison Office (SLO)

Dutch Partners and Institutions

Mindanao Partner Institutions