In this chapter, we summarise the processes and the results of our ACM research work. We conclude that indeed, ACM can add value to CBFM implementation in the Philippines.
Our research findings showed that the adaptive collaborative management approach adds value to CBFM planning and implementation by making the processes more participatory and focused. It engages relevant POs, community members, and local stakeholders who may have been previously excluded in such processes as planning, decision making, learning, and action.
Furthermore, the structured and intentional learning processes, i.e. the continual reflection-planning-action-reflection cycle, encouraged the POs to observe and monitor the outcomes...