To recognize their valuable contribution to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), 71 regional office personnel received their Loyalty Service Award from Assistant Secretary (ASEC) for Administration, Human Resources and Legislative Affairs Joan A. Lagunda during the Flag Raising/Monday Convocation on December 23, 2019.

The awards were given to DENR regional office personnel who have rendered 40, 35, 30, 20 and 15 years of government service. ASEC Lagunda was assisted during the awarding ceremony by Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable, Environmental Management Bureau Director Reynaldo S. Digamo, Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Director Efren B. Carido, Assistant Regional Director (ARD) for Management Services Felix S. Mirasol, Jr. and ARD for Technical Services Aldrich S. Resma.

In her speech, ASEC Lagunda called on all officials and personnel of the DENR, Environmental Management Bureau and Mines and Geosciences Bureau to possess the three C’s – Competence, Commitment and Character in the delivery of public service.

She encouraged personnel to inculcate the DENR Core Values of Discipline, Excellence, Nobility and Responsibility. She also reminded the personnel to follow office policies like wearing of uniform and Identification Card.

ASEC Lagunda visited the region after having been assigned by DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu to monitor and validate established National Greening Program (NGP) sites of Region 10. She was updated on the accomplishment, issues and concerns on NGP implementation.

From 2011 to 2019, the DENR 10 established 111,808 hectares of NGP plantations planted with 999,799,200 seedlings of timber, rubber, indigenous, coffee, bamboo, cacao, fruit trees, mangroves, abaca, beach forest, forage, fuelwood, rattan, urban and tiger grass on the same period. Livelihood Enterprise Development projects include tablea processing and production, village type rubber latex processing, ginger production and salabat making and crab fattening, abaca production and cetronilla grass production and oil processing.

ASEC Lagunda visited the Provincial DENR Office of Misamis Oriental, bamboo plantation under the NGP and Centennial Tree at Malasag Heights, Cugman, Cagayan de Oro City.
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