Region XI Mandate, Mission and Vision

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DENR MANDATE, VISION AND MISSION

MANDATE (E.O. 192, s. 1987)


The Department is the primary agency responsible for the conservation, management, development, and proper use of the country's environment and natural resources, specifically forest and grazing lands, mineral resources, including those in reservation and watershed areas, and lands of the public domain, as well as the licensing and regulation of all natural resources as may be provided for by law in order to ensure equitable sharing of the benefits derived therefrom for the welfare of the present and future generations of Filipinos.

To accomplish this mandate, the Department shall be guided by the following objectives:

1. Assure the availability and sustainability of the country's natural resources through judicious use and systematic restoration or replacement, whenever possible;

2. Increase the productivity of natural resources in order to meet the demands for forest, mineral, and land resources if a growing population;

3. Enhance the contribution of natural resources for achieving national economic and social development;

4. Promote equitable access to natural resources by the different sectors of the population; and

5. Conserve specific terrestrial and marine areas representative of the Philippine natural and cultural heritage for present and future generations.

 

VISION


A nation enjoying and sustaining its natural resources and clean and healthy environment.

 

MISSION


To mobilize our citizenry in protecting, conserving, and managing the environment and natural resources for the present and future generations.

 

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DENR-PIA Partnership for Climate Change Advocacy

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Department of Environment and Natural Resources-XI (DENR-XI) and Philippine Information Agency-XI (PIA-XI) sign a Memorandum of Agreement for the joint effort to disseminate information about climate change adaptation and mitigation and to implement advocacy campaigns to various sectors of the society.  Signatories to the MOA are DENR-XI Regional Executive Director Joselin Marcus E. Fragada (right) and PIA-XI Regional Director Efren F. Elbanbuena (left).  DENR-XI Photo file

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SMARTSeas Partners’ Forum Held

10-9 smartseas phTo provide a venue to exchange experiences, innovative ideas and community-based initiatives to enhance effectiveness of the marine protected areas (MPAs), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) through the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Philippines and Global Environment Facility (GEF) are currently conducting a three-day SMARTSeas PH Project Partner’s Forum at the Ritz Hotel at Garden Oases, Davao City.

SMARTSeas PH Project is a five-year project that aims to strengthen the conservation, protection and management of key marine biodiversity areas in the Philippines. It also includes the establishment of biodiversity-friendly enterprise as sustainable livelihood to coastal communities.

Anchored on the theme “People and the Sea”, the forum which will run from October 9-11, 2018, is participated in by the MPA managers and practitioners from SMARTSeas project sites, partners from the local and national government agencies, civil society organizations, academic, research institutions, and private sector working on the protection and conservation of the coastal and marine environment. Read more...