Tree Planting on Environment Month. Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) Pablito Ofrecia of Compostela Valley Province leads the planting of 500 falcata seedlings within the one hectare area in Mapaang, Maco, Comval Province. The said activity which is in line with the celebration of the Philippine Environment Month 2013 is participated in by employees from the Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices (PENRO and CENROs) of Comval Province, other stakeholders and beneficiaries of the Cash for Work Project under the National Greening Program (NGP) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-XI) recently signs a Memorandum of Agreement with 26 Peoples Organizations (POs) in Region XI in support to the implementation of its Community-Based Forest Management-Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CBFM-CARP) for 2014.
The said 32 million-worth project aims for hunger and poverty alleviation and climate change mitigation and adaptation of the upland communities in Region XI.