DENR BICOL ENHANCES LIVELIHOOD/ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT OF CBFM STAKEHOLDERS

DENR BICOL ENHANCES LIVELIHOOD/ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT OF CBFM STAKEHOLDERS

 

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) V through the Conservation and Development Division (CDD) conducted a capacitation building workshop on livelihood/enterprise development for the Regional Technical Working Group (RTWG) and selected Community Based Forest Management (CBFM) People’s Organizations (POs) members regionwide in Legazpi City on September 10 to 14, 2018.

Topics discussed included the framework for livelihood development, presentation on the result of the resource and competency assessment, provision of information about the difference of the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO) initiative with the CBFM-Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) and modules on business development planning.

The conduct of the event is deemed relevant especially for the DENR affiliated POs to improve the quality of life of its members through upgrading of livelihood interventions and to mainstream their products and services in the various markets available. (Article by: JNLoria)

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DENR BICOL HEAPS ON EFFORTS FOR THE RAPU-RAPU MINE REHABILITATION

 

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bicol headed by OIC-Regional Executive Director (RED) Atty. Gil A. Aromin heaps on its efforts for the Rapu-Rapu Mine Rehabilitation.

Officer-In-Charge Assistant Secretary for Field Operations/Southern Luzn Reynulfo Juan said in a meeting on February 6, 2019 together with the DENR Bicol Officials that there is a need to discose to the public the status of the mine rehabilitation to demonstrate the ecological balance in the area and the existing management plans being implemented by the Department.

Atty. Arnel P. Rodriguez, Assistant Regional Director for Managment Services, said that it is the law and the program of DENR to rehabilitate the Rau-Rapu mine.

Further, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) V Director Guillermo C. Molina Jr., IV said that the Department's mine rehabilitation development plan indicated eco-tourism as the final land use.

"This will ensure alternative skill and sustainable livelihood opportunities for former mine employees and their dependents," Director Molina said. ### (Article by: JMM) 

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DENR BICOL HAS A NEW GUARD. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Bicol has a new guard in the person of Atty. Gil A. Aromin, CESO IV. By virtue of Special Order 2019-07 dated January 7, 2019, Atty. Aromin will lead DENR Bicol replacing Regional Executive Director Atty. Antonio A. Abawag, CESO IV who will also serve as RED of DENR Region 2.

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