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ENDORSEMENT OF THE MARIKINA RIVER BASIN MASTER PLAN TO THE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF QUEZON CITY LAST JUNE 3, 2015 AT QUEZON CITY HALL

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….

ORIENTATION-WORKSHOP ON MAINSTREAMING CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND RESILIENCY IN INTEGRATED RIVER BASIN

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….

WORLD BANK CONDUCTS SCOPING MISSION IN AGUSAN RIVER BASIN

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….

SCOPING STUDY FOR THE PROFOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ON THE “ROLE OF FORESTS IN REDUCING POVERTY AND ENHANCING CLIMATE RESILIENCE”: WRAP UP MEETING

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….

SCOPING STUDY FOR BICOL RIVER BASIN: PROFOR MISSION ON THE ROLE OF FORESTS IN REDUCING POVERTY AND ENHANCING CLIMATE RESILIENCE

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….

Provincial Development Council (PDC) of Rizal Endorses the Marikina River Basin Master Plan

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….

“ROLLING OUT OF THE INTEGRATED RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT MASTER PLANS FOR BICOL, JALAUR AND DAVAO RIVER BASINS”

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….

DENR-RBCO LEADS THE WORLD WATER DAY 2015: CELEBRATION THEME: “WATER AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT”

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….