LGU-MALITBOG,BUKIDNON SIGNS MOA ON FLUP WITH DENR 10

To effectively manage and develop their timberland areas, the Local Government Unit of Malitbog, Bukidnon signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10 (DENR 10) on the creation of the Municipal Forest Land Use Plan (FLUP) on May 22 in the said Municipality.

The approved FLUP through the MOA will serve as the main basis of the DENR 10, LGU-Malitbog and other stakeholders, for the promotion and processing of various instruments for closing open access regimes in forests and forestlands. 

Malitbog Mayor Osmundo N. dela Rosa appreciates the effort of the DENR 10 headed by OIC, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot for the all-out support in the realization of the signing of the MOA on the FLUP in his Municipality.

Regional Director Edwin B. Andot in behalf of the department expressed his sincerity in partnering with LGU-Malitbog and emphasized his gratitude to the local officials headed by Mayor dela Rosa for giving importance and support to the DENR projects in their area.

He also assures Mayor dela Rosa that DENR will provide technical assistance in forest land use planning that may provide necessary data, maps, participation in FLUP training modules, capacity building, cross visits and practicum related works.

As agreed in the MOA regular meetings shall be chaired by the municipal Mayor and co-Chaired by the concerned CENRO Officer of DENR-10 to determine the progress of activities. Both parties were committed to jointly support and contribute to participate in the preparartion, validation approval , legitimization, and implementation of the FLUP of the Municipality.

The signing of the Memorandum of Agreement on the Forest Land Use Plan was witnessed by Vice-Mayor Cindy Aritrangco, members of Sangguniang Bayan of Malitbog, DENR-Bukidnon OIC, Provincial Officer Vergilino Alima and Forester Virgilio Batocael, the OIC Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer of CENRO-Manolo Fortich.

In another development, DENR 10, OIC Regional Director Edwin B. Andot attended the 2ND Macajalar Bay Pista sa Dagat 2017 on May 25 in the municipality of Balingasag, Misamis Oriental.

Balingasag Mayor and Chairperson of the Macajalar Bay Development Alliance (MBDA) Marietta Roa-Abogado personally thanked DENR, Regional Director Edwin B. Andot for the support extended to the 2ND Macajalar Bay Pista sa Dagat 2017 activity. She welcomed all DENR programs and projects that can benefit not only to the people of Balingasag but also for the members of the Alliance as a whole.  

RD Andot in his response, acknowledged the MBDA, fisherfolks and other stakeholders for the success of the  2nd Macajalar Bay Pista sa Dagat 2017 and pledged support to the programs of MBDA and recognized the partnership of MBDA with DENR in the conservation and protection of our coastal areas particularly the marine resources.

He also called on local chief executives member of the Macajalar Bay Development Alliance, fisherfolks and other organizations to help the DENR locate areas where to establish mangrove plantation for their livelihood. He said the department had allocated funds for the program from the start of the mangroves propagule planting including the maintenance for the next three years. Interested parties are adviced to visit the nearest Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) for proper documentation of the area, he added.

The 2ND Macajalar Bay Pista sa Dagat 2017 activity was simultaneously celebrated with the Ocean and Fisherfolk Month celebration spearheaded by the Macajalar Bay Development Alliance (MBDA) and the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. (DENR-RSCIS PR # 06-172-2017)

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DENR 10 INFORMATION OFFICERS GEAR UP FOR BETTER ONLINE PRESENCE

To keep up with the demands of time and fast-paced information sharing, Information Officers from the Provincial/ Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices in Region 10 participated in a Learning Event on Social Media and Infographics on October 25-27, 2017 in Cagayan de Oro City.

The 3-day Learning Event also aimed to enable Information Officers to be updated on social media and technology trends and be more engaged in the online community which will be very useful in communicating DENR campaigns, projects and programs.

Resource speakers from the Environmental Management Bureau gave lectures on the priority programs of the DENR, the Ecological Solid Waste Management (RA 9003) and the Philippine Clean Air Act (RA 8749). Climate Change and Carbon Footprint Inventory lectures were also conducted.

Communications Development Officer Rosita Lubguban and Information Officer Marlowe Paragas from the Regional Office echoed their learning on Social Media for Development. They discussed on the significant use of social media in promoting campaigns and propaganda especially for government information dissemination.

Sigrid Joy T. General gave a lecture on Infographics. She discussed its importance and uses. A workshop was also conducted with Information Officers preparing their own Infographics.

The participants learned the advantages of using a picture-based IEC material as a better tool in capturing the attention of the youth and the online community. Infographics are also used in presenting processes in a simpler, condensed and creative manner.

Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Lawyer Florenda Lamason-Yap encouraged the Information Officers to always do their best on their job. She said designations are proof of trust and confidence given to them as public employees.

DENR 10 Chief of the Finance Division Pura Pallares, representing Regional Director Edwin B. Andot, expressed her compliments to the facilitators for conducting a timely and relevant learning event that will be very valuable in the Office’s information dissemination. Ana Mae Sumalinog RSCIS No. 11-377-2017

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ORIENTATION/WORKSHOP FOR DENR 10 YOUTH DESK OFFICERS. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10 (DENR 10) Chief of Finance Division Pura T. Pallares highlights the critical role of the DENR (more...)

ENVIRONMENTAL LECTURE. Maria Magnolia Danganan (standing), Youth Desk Officer of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources- Central Office gives a lecture (more...)

ENVIRONMENTAL LECTURE. Students of Lapasan National High School prepare their pledge of commitment to protect the environment by doing simple things in their everyday lives. The Pledge of Commitment was done after the Environmental Lectures conducted by DENR 10 on October 4, 2017. Ana Mae Sumalinog RSCIS No. 10-351-2017

ITAPS Seminar. Lawyer Florenda Lamasaon – Yap, Chief, Legal Division of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10 (DENR 10) reminds the participants that public office is an occupation with the purpose of exercising the authority of the government. (more...)

ITAPS Seminar. Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources Officers of DENR in Region 10 participate in a workshop facilitated by the Office of the Ombudsman on Integrity, Transparency and Accountability in Public Service at the DENR 10 conference room on October 10, 2017. Ana Mae Sumalinog RSCIS No. 353-2017

ITAPS SEMINAR. Participants from the Technical Services of Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region 10 (DENR 10) actively join the workshop provided by the Office of the Ombudsman during the Integrity, Transparency and Accountability in Public Service at the DENR 10 conference room on October 11, 2017. 

Pura T. Pallares, Chief of the Finance Division of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10 expresses her compliments to the facilitators in conducting a timely and relevant learning event for the Information Officers of DENR 10. (more...)

LEARNING EVENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND INFOGRAPHICS. Information Officers from the Provincial/ Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices in Region 10 participate in a workshop on creating Infographics during the 3-day Learning Event on Social Media and Infographics on October 25-27, 2017 in Cagayan de Oro City.

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