DENR LAUNCHED SUSTAINABLE INTEGRATED AREA DEVELOPMENT (SIAD) PROGRAM IN MAGUINDANAO
BULUAN, MAGUINDANAO - A 21 million worth of project intended for massive bamboo and mangrove planting in lowlying areas in the province of Maguindanao was launched by the Environment and Natural Resources Department on Wednesday (April 5,2017).
DENR Secretary Regina Lopez led the launching of the project under Sustainable Integrated Area Development (SIAD) program of the department.
The project will pilot with a total of 1,300 hectares of bamboo plantation in the town of Rajah Buayan.
Secretary Lopez assured the assistance of the department from the development to marketing of the product.
ARMM-DENR takes legal action on seized logs in Datu Blah Sinsuat
DATU BLAH SINSUAT, MAGUINDANAO – the ARMM’s environment and natural resources department has issued on Wednesday a seizure receipt to illegally cut logs intercepted by authorities in the town of Datu Blah Sinsuat, Maguindanao.
According to the local government of Datu Blah Sinsuat, around eighteen thousand (18,000) board feet of assorted illegally cut logs have been seized in the town since December last year with the help of the PNP and the Military.
DENR-ARMM Secretary Kahal Kedtag passes confirmation by RLA
COTABATO CITY (Nov.16, 2016) with 20-0 affirmative votes, the Regional Legislative Assembly (RLA) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has officially confirmed the appointment of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-ARMM) Secretary Kahal Kedtag on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
Secretary Kedtag who’s been re-confirmed for the third time is the longest serving secretary of the department since his appointment in 2012. Since then, notable reforms have been implemented in the department.