The definition phase has strongly confirmed the rational and necessity of the LIRLAP work. The feasibility on the approach has been approved. All local partners are highly reliable and have proven to deliver high quality output. Key scientific results of the definition phase has been published by a SI in Sustainability on “Sustainable Development of Urban Regions” (Guest editor Prof. Greiving).
The project builds on the previous six-month initiation phase (November 2017 - May 2018, with a stakeholder workshop in Metro Manila in February 2018) and the 18-month definition phase (July 2019 - December 2020, with two stakeholder workshops in February and October 2020).