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….
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….