DENR-XI, LGU of Matanao collaborate to fasten land management
Just a little over a month when DENR-XI and the LGUs of Sulop and Malalag in Davao del Sur sealed a Memorandum of Partnership Agreement (MOPA), another one has been recently unfolded with the LGU of Matanao of the same province for the creation and establishment of Land Management Office in its Municipality to improve land administration and management within its jurisdiction.
The partnership, further, supports the institutionalization and mainstreaming of land administration and management policies, processes and procedure in the said municipality and shall likewise provide after-titling support to beneficiaries.
DENR-XI, on the other hand, shall provide technical assistance to LGU personnel, and provide monitoring and quick-response-assistance to the Municipal in all phases of titling activities.
The MOPA was penned by DENR-XI through Regional Executive Director Bagani Fidel A. Evasco and the Municipality of Matanao, Province of Davao del Sur represented by Bai Maria Pacita Dela Victoria of Indigenous People Mandatory Representative (IPMR) Matanao with witnesses from DENR- PENR Officer of Davao del Sur, Pablito M. Ofrecia and CENR Officer for Digos, Ruel D. Colong.
The MOPA signing was held in September 10, 2021 at Crisbelle Crown Center, Digos City, Davao del Sur. The partnership agreement will be implemented within the next five (5) years and can be renewed for the same duration should both parties desire.