The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) is the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) agency of the Philippines mandated to provide protection against natural calamities and to insure the safety, well-being and economic security of all the people, and for the promotion of national progress by undertaking scientific and technological services in meteorology, hydrology, climatology, astronomy and other geophysical sciences. PAGASA now serves as one of the Scientific and Technological Services Institutes of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).
Comfac Technology Options Inc. (CTO Inc.) is a Philippine company established in 1981. It is the IT arm of the Comfac Global Group in order to address the growing data center and infrastructure requirements of the country. CTO Inc. provides consulting and information technology (IT) services to enterprises of all sizes. Aside from the domestic clients of Comfac Global Group and our network of offices in the Philippines, and have expanded globally with branches in New Zealand, Australia, and Bulgaria. Soon, they will be tapping the African region as well.
CTO is focused on providing consulting and information technology systems development and services to enterprises – both public and private. They offer strategic planning, design, build and implementation, and post-implementation services in the delivery of business solutions based on the “As-a-Service Model” in software, application, processing platform, data, and infrastructure. Our platform/infra as
a service – is Cloud based, and it is the first in-country cloud in the Philippines, under the CloudSigma brand. Corollary, we also do continuing Managed services so clients can focus on running their business. They also provide, as an added service, multinational companies wishing to establish market presence in the Philippines, more specifically in the ICT and related industries for their platforms and services. Among our principals are Human Capital, Cybersecurity and Geographic Information Systems/Remote Sensing, and Hospital, Healthcare and
And just recently, they have started providing delivery and support services to principal’s clients in the US, EMEA, and APAC regions.
Komunidad is a data and analytics company focusing on climate resilience and sustainability helping governments and companies to manage climate risk and optimize for the low carbon future. Komunidad will present how their platform makes it easy for Governments and Companies to build their own Climate Change decision tools in just a few minutes…. without investing in traditional methods that rely on multiple systems, high cost of infrastructure and software development
Luxembourg-based startup Databourg has announced a new partnership with the environmental intelligence platform Komunidad to launch the first rain-monitoring system using satellite dishes in the Philippines.
This unique way of providing rainfall data serves to improve rain monitoring capabilities without the need for expensive sensors and long-term maintenance. The Philippines is one of the countries most at risk from the climate crisis and this partnership reflects the shared mission of Databourg and Komunidad to help communities and local governments become more resilient to climate change.
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The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) is the Philippines’ major private sector vehicle and coordinator for disaster resilience. As an alliance of businesses dedicated to building the disaster management capabilities of the private sector in the country, it works on all areas: prevention and mitigation, preparedness, response, and rehabilitation and recovery.
With a whole-of-society approach, PDRF bridges partnerships not only with other private sector entities but also with communities, government agencies, local government units, and humanitarian organizations. Furthermore, it embodies solidarity that transcends business competition to achieve the common vision of a resilient, disaster-ready Philippines.