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Arch Bishop LedesmaBACOLOD CITY – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – River Basin Control Office (DENR-RBCO), DENR-Region VI and Climate Change Congress of the Philippines (CCCP) conducted the Interfaith Dialogue on Climate Change for the Bago Watershed at San Sebastian Cathedral, Bacolod City last October 22, 2015. The dialogue served as a venue to discuss the establishment of nine (9) provincial alliance to oversee the management of Bago Watershed.

Archbishop Ledesma discussed the Pope’s Encyclical entitled “Laudato Si” and its significance to climate change. He stressed the importance of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) and environmental responsibility. The event was attended by representatives from the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), National Irrigation Authority (NIA), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), Peoples Organizations (POs), and people from different Christian denominations.