USAID Capacitates Forest Protection Officers in Busuanga, Palawan

USAID’s Biodiversity and Watershed Improved for Stronger Economy and Ecosystem Resilience (B+WISER) Program capacitated twenty seven members of the Busuanga Pasture Reserve Forest Protection Officers (BPRFPO) in support of the DENR’s drive to boost patrolling operations and increase patrol presence around the 16,939-hectare Busuanga Pasture Reserve (BPR). The week-long activity was held on September 4-8, 2017 in Coron, Palawan.

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DENR-CARAGA partners with Local Government to Strengthen Forest Protection

DENR-CARAGA and the local government unit of Esperanza in the province of Agusan del Sur forged a partnership to strengthen forest protection through a memorandum of agreement signed on September 4, 2017 by DENR-CARAGA OIC Regional Director Dr. Charlie Fabre and Esperanza Mayor Leonida P. Manpatilan. The partnership, which was facilitated by USAID’s B+WISER Program, is the first DENR-LGU partnership for forest protection in the CARAGA region.

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