Catanduanes MOPADENR V, LGU SAN ANDRES IN CATANDUANES SIGN MOPA. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) V headed by Regional Executive Director Francisco E. Milla, Jr., CESO III, together with Assistant Regional Director (ARD) for Technical Services Atty. Ronnel Sopsop, Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) Catanduanes led by Imelda D. Baltazar, Licenses, Patents and Deeds Division (LPDD) Chief Ferdinand L. Baltazar recently signed a Memorandum of Partnership Agreement (MOPA) with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of San Andres in the province of Catanduanes represented by Hon. Mayor Peter C. Cua and the Municipal Assessor Rosemarie S. Zafe. The MOPA which aims to hasten the implementation of the Rapid Land Tenure Appraisal (RLTA) will better direct land titling and generate land administration profiles necessary for the LGU's socio-economic and sustainable development. The activity is an initiative under President Rodrigo Duterte's 10-year National Titling Program, which includes "ensuring land tenure security to stimulate investments and remove land management bottlenecks." The MOPA signing was conducted at LGU San Andres Conference Hall on March 22, 2022. The event was also graced by members of Sangguniang Bayan (SB) San Andres, other Head of Officers of LGU San Andres, guests from DENR V Regional Office and PENRO Catanduanes personnel. (with report from PENRO Catanduanes)