Stakeholders’ Meeting for Enhancing Resilience to Disasters of Urban Waters in Mindanao

The Hydrology for Environment, Life, and Policy (HELP Network Davao) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) organized a Stakeholders’ Consultation and Meeting for the implementation of one of their Sustainability Science projects entitled Demonstration Site on “Enhancing Resilience to Disasters of Urban Water Systems of Mindanao” in the Philippines.Representatives …

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Mindanao River Basin Management Council First Regular Meeting

The Mindanao River Basin Management Council (MRBMC) held its First Regular Meeting last 7 December 2015 at the Pinnacle Hotel, Davao City. The meeting was presided by the MRBMC Chairperson Cardinal Orlando Quevedo. Also present were Governors Lala Talino of North Cotabato and Daisy Fuentes of South Cotabato, along with MinDA’s Director …

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Collaboration key to solve river basin issues: MinDA

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 By ACE JUNE RELL S. PEREZ  THE Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), in partnership with Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), is rooting on the collaboration of Mindanao River Basin Organization (RBOs) to address river basin issues brought about by geo-political boundaries and administrative jurisdictions.Secretary Luwalhati R. …

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1st Mindanao River Basin Organizations Conference

Conference Objectives: 1. Promote cooperation among river basin stakeholders (national and local authorities, policy experts, river basin managers, academe, advocates; 2. Package 3-year priority interventions for the strengthening of RBOs; 3. Facilitate possible support for RBO priorities; and, 4. Share knowledge and innovative ideas on river basin management Expected Outcomes: …

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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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