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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Mindanao Rivers Offer Climate Lessons

By: Germelina Lacorte | Philippine Daily Inquirer12:15 AM November 15th, 2015Learning from the devastation of Typhoon “Pablo” (international name: Bopha) and Tropical Storm “Sendong” (international name: Washi), Mindanao is preparing for climate change by taking a long hard look at, and rehabilitating, its critical river basins.From the highest mountain ridges to …

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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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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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