The International River Summit is a biennial multi-partner national initiative spearheaded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) and the host City. It serves as a venue for leading experts, scientists, policy makers, river administrators, indigenous communities, support groups, people’s organizations and practitioners to identify continue reading….
Another activity facilitated by the RBCO to capacitate the Focal Persons and other members of the river basin organizations in the implementation of the formulated master plan was the Learning Event (LE) on Resource Mobilization and Investment Planning Workshop held last 9, 11 and 16 November 2016. With the RBCO gearing towards the implementation/rolling out continue reading….
A re-orientation workshop and learning event on the Integrated River Basin Management and Development (IRBMD) Framework was conducted for the newly designated Regional RBCO Focal Persons on 11-12 October 2016. The activity primarily aimed at providing both the RBCO staff and RBCO Regional Focal Persons working knowledge on IRBMD and firming up the Plan Implementation continue reading….
RBCO in partnership with the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) spearheaded the celebration of the 2016 World Water Day celebration with the theme “Water and Jobs”. The week-long celebration was supported by various government agencies and private organizations The celebration was kicked-off by an exhibit jointly organized by RBCO, NWRB and the Manila Water Company continue reading….
NAVOTAS CITY –The River Basin Control Office (RBCO) joined the nation in celebrating the 2015 International Coastal Clean up. RBCO officials and staff trooped to SitioPulo, Brgy. Tanza, Navotas City last September 19, 2015 to take part in the coastal cleanup. The activity was led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-National Capital Region continue reading….
BUTUAN CITY – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region XIII (DENR Caraga) and the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) facilitated the Agusan River Basin Summit with the theme “Constituency Building for Green Development” last September 3-4, 2015 at Almont Inland Resort. The Summit aimed to form an inter-provincial alliance to ensure the coordinated & continue reading….
QUEZON CITY – The River Basin Control Office (RBCO), in partnership with the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), conducted a GIS training last November 23-27, 2015 at the Cocoon Boutique Hotel, Quezon City. The 5-day training aimed to capacitate the different River Basin focal persons from the DENR regional offices, representatives from Office continue reading….
DAVAO CITY – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – River Basin Control Office (DENR-RBCO) and the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) conducted the 1st Mindanao River Basin Organization Conference last November 11-12, 2015 at the Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City. Among the agreements arrived at during the Conference were: (1) To achieve their medium continue reading….
BACOLOD 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 continue reading….
QUEZON CITY – Department of Environment and Natural Resources – River Basin Control Office (DENR-RBCO) facilitated a National Steering Committee meeting for the deliberation of the Inception Report of five (5) climate change responsive Integrated River Basin Master Plan (IRBMP) at the Bulwagan Ninoy Aquino, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife, North Ave., Quezon City. The continue reading….
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Caraga Regional Office in collaboration with the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDa) held first ever River Basin Summit in the Philippines on September 3-4, 2015 at Almont Inland Resort, Butuan City. The summit focused on the Agusan River Basin which is considered as the third largest River Basin continue reading….
Department of Environment and Natural Resources-River Basin Control Office (DENR-RBCO) and the DENR Region VI facilitated the roll-out of the Panay and the Jalaur and Iloilo-Batiano Integrated River Basin Management and Development Master Plans (IRBMDMP) in the cities of Roxas and Iloilo, respectively. The Panay IRBMDMP was presented at San Antonio Resort, Roxas City last continue reading….
MARIKINA CITY – On May 21, 2015, the Marikina River Basin Master Plan was endorsed by the Local Development Council of Marikina City chaired by City Administrator Hon. Melvin Cruz. One of the concerns from the local officials of the City and concerned non-government organizations is about the creation of Marikina River Basin Organization (RBO). continue reading….
QUEZON CITY – The Quezon City Development Council endorsed the Marikina River Basin Master Plan for submission to the Regional Development Council of Region 4A on June 3, 2015. Mayor Herbert Bautista presided the council’s regular session meeting that are well represented by barangay/local officials and concerned non-government agencies. A brief overview of the MRBMP continue reading….
An orientation-workshop on mainstreaming climate change adaptation and resiliency in integrated river basin master plan for Central Cebu River Basin (CCRB) master plan was held last March 4-6, 2015 at Diamond Suites Cebu, Cebu City. The activity was participated by the representatives from DENR-RBCO and Region 7, Philippine Water Partnership, LGUs, academe and private sector. continue reading….