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….
BUTUAN CITY – The World Bank Group – Philippines, with the assistance of the River Basin Control Office and DENR-CARAGA conducted a Scoping Mission on the Agusan River Basin on June 18, 2015 at the DENR-CARAGA Training Center in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte. The mission is part of the WB’s Program for Forests (PROFOR) continue reading….
Quezon City – The wrap up meeting for the scoping study for the WB’s PROFOR Technical Assistance on the “Role of Forests in Reducing Poverty and Enhancing Climate Resilience” was held on June 26, 2015 at the FMB Conference Room with the attendance of representatives/staff from the World Bank, Foreign Assisted and Special Projects Office continue reading….
LIPA CITY – The Marikina River Basin Master Plan (MRBMP) was finally endorsed by the Region 4A NEDA-RDC to the DENR Central Office on June 11, 2015 at the 2015 RDC Second Quarter Full Council Meeting after it was endorsed by the RDC Sectoral Committee on Economic Development (SCED) and Macroeconomy Administration Development (SMAD) and continue reading….
ANTIPOLO CITY – The Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) of Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape (UMRBPL) held a consultation meeting on the Scoping Study for the WB’s PROFOR Technical Assistance last June 15, 2015 on “The Role of Forest in Reducing Poverty and Enhancing Climate Resilience: A Case Study.” The scoping study is done continue reading….
Legazpi City – The Bicol River Basin Management Committee (BRBMC) endorsed the conduct of the World Bank’s Program on Forest (PROFOR) Study for Libmanan Pulantuna and Naga Yabo sub basins last June 16, 2015. Overpopulation, high poverty incidence, increasing threats and challenges, and a ridge to reef approach are the reasons for selecting the two continue reading….
ANTIPOLO CITY – The Provincial Development Council (PDC) approved and endorsed the Marikina River Basin Master Plan (MRBMP) to Regional Development Council, National Economic Development Authority Region IVA (RDC-NEDA-IVA) on May 19, 2015. It was seconded by Municipality of Baras Technical Working Group (TWG) representative Ms. Yoniza Matamis. The motion is now under Resolution No. continue reading….
THE rolling out of the approved master plans for Bicol, Jalaur and Davao River Basins was held on May 12, 2015 at the Cocoon Boutique Hotel in Quezon City. The activity was participated by representatives from the different offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), other National Government Agencies (NGAs) and Non-Government continue reading….
RBCO headed the “2015 World Water Day – Clean-up Activity”, Last Sunday, 22 March 2015, together with EMB-NCR, EMB-Central and NCR and other government and private agencies (MMDA, DPWH, Manila-Water, PWP and LGU’s from Malabon, Caloocan and Navotas. They engaged in a clean-up activity at Pinagsabugan Creek, Brgy. Tonsuya, Malabon City. RBCO arranged the sustenance continue reading….