Agusan River Basin Summit

The Agusan River Basin Summit was held last 3-4 September 2015 at Almont Inland Resort, Butuan City.The summit gathered more than 150 stakeholders of the ARB to discuss the issues and challenges of the river basin. An agreement was also sealed among the stakeholders to harmoniously pursue holistic and sustainable …

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Mindanao River Basin Management Council-Technical Working Group (MRBMC-TWG) Strategic Planning Workshop

MinDA, with the guidance of the Chairperson of the MRBMC Gov. Daisy Avance Fuentes, facilitated the Strategic Planning Workshop of the Mindanao River Basin Management Council-Technical Working Group (MRBMC-TWG) which was held last 19-20 August 2015 in Koronadal City, South Cotabato.The said workshop defined the thrust and direction of the MRBMC …

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The Beautiful Forest

An estimated 13 million hectares of forests were lost each year between 2000 and 2010 due to deforestation.* In tropical rainforests particularly, deforestation continues to be an urgent environmental issue that jeopardizes people’s livelihoods, threatens species, and intensifies global warming.SOURCE: http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/deforestation/…   The beautiful forest This beautiful film celebrates forests …

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Impacts of Climate Change

Climate change does not respect border; it does not respect who you are- rich and poor, small and big. This is what we call “global challenge” which requires “global solidarity”.— Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary Generalref: http://amkn.org/blog-posts/infographic-what-will-2030-look-like-for-our-food-people-and-planet/

Charcoal Briquetting

Monday, 21 July 2008Wastes from wood agro-forest materials (coconut shell, coconut husk, coffee bean hull, sawdust and others) can be turned into usable products such as charcoal briquettes.Charcoal briquettes are compacted charcoal powder mixed with starch and molded under pressure. They are more efficient to use than ordinary charcoal since …

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