Rattan Cutting Contract


Rattan Cutting Contract is a contract entered into the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources and another party to cut, gather and transport rattan. (DENR Administrative Order No. 89-04)

Requirements

  1. Individual Local Rattan Gatherer:
    • Certification from the Provincial Governor/Mayor concerned that the individual rattan gatherer is a bonafide resident of the municipality/ province where subject rattan area is located.
    • Proof of available capital and credit lines.
    • Supply contract/marketing agreement rattan purchase order with/from existing rattan furniture or rattan craft manufacturers.
    • Sworn Statement authorizing DENR representative(s) to verify submitted information.
  2. For Cooperative of Rattan Gatherers
    • Certificate of Registration issued by the Cooperative Development Authority (NACIDA)
    • Certificate from the Mayor/ Provincial Governor concerned that the members of the Cooperative are bonafide residents of the municipality/province where the area is located.
    • Audited Financial Statements for the immediate past three (3) years
    • Proof of available capital and credit lines.
    • Supply contract/ marketing agreement rattan purchase order with/from existing rattan furniture or rattan craft manufacturers.
    • Sworn statement authorizing DENR representative(s) to verify submitted information.
  3. For owners/ operators of rattan processing plants:
    • Proof of paid-up capital or owner’s equity of not less than P250,000.00.
    • License to operate a rattan processing plant issued by DENR.
    • If corporate body: a) certified photocopy of certificate of Registration issued by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); b) certified photocopy of Articles of Incorporation and By-laws; c) description and background of current stockholders, directors, and officers, including their nationalities, biodata and related experiences.
    • Audited Financial Statements for the immediate past three (3) years.
    • List and quantity of rattan product lines.
    • Past export revenues from processed rattan products, if any, duly certified by the Central Bank.
    • Sworn statement authorizing representative(s) of DENR to verify submitted information; and
    • Statement of undertaking to employ wherever applicable, members of cultural communities and local residents in its operations.
  4. For individual Bagong Kilusang Kabuhayan at Kaunlaran (BKKK) accredited rattan gatherers or National Cottage Industry Development Authority (NACIDA) registered rattan user:
    • Certificate of accreditation by local BKKK Action Officer or certified copy of NACIDA registration.
    • Proof of available capital or credit lines.
    • List of quantity or product lines.
    • Marketing/supply agreements/rattan purchase order; and
    • Sworn statement authorizing DENR representative(s) to verify submitted information.
  5. For Association or BKKK- accredited rattan gatherers/users, or NACIDA-registered rattan users, as the case may be:
    • Articles of Association duly accredited by the BKKK Action Officer concerned.
    • Articles of Association duly registered with the NACIDA.
    • Proof of available capital or credit lines.
    • List of quantity of product lines
    • Marketing/supply agreements/rattan purchase order; an
    • Sworn statement authorizing DENR representative(s) to verify submitted information.
  6. For individual or association of members of indigenous cultural communities/tribal groups:
    • Certification from the Chieftain/Head of the cultural community or tribe, attested by the Provincial Governor/ Mayor concerned, that the individual or members of the association is/are bonafide residents of the province/municipality where the area is located.
    • Certification from the pertinent government office concerned that is duly recognized association of Muslim or cultural communities
    • Proof of available capital and/or credit lines.
    • Supply contract/ marketing agreement/rattan purchase order with existing rattan furniture or rattan craft manufacture; and
    • Sworn Statement authorizing DENR representative(s) to verify submitted information.
  7. For individual or association or Rebel Returnees or War Veterans or Veterans of military campaigns:
    • Certification from the Mayor/Provincial Governor concerned that the individual or member of the association is/are bonafide resident(s) of the municipality/province where the area is located.
    • Certification from the Department of National Defense that the individual or rebel returnees war veterans or veterans of military campaigns, and if an association is a duly recognized association of rebel returnees, war veterans of military campaigns.
    • Proof of available capital stock and/or credit lines
    • Supply contract/ marketing agreement/rattan purchase order with existing rattan furniture or rattan craft manufacturers; and
    • Sworn statement authorizing DENR representative(s) to verify submitted information.
  8. For holders of timber license agreement:
    • Certified copy of TLA.
    • Certification from wood industry, association recognized by DENR that they are members of good standing.
    • If corporate body: a) certified photocopy of Certificate of Registration issued by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); b) certified photocopy of Articles of Incorporation and By-laws; c) description and background of current stockholders, directors, and officers including their nationalities, biodata and related experiences.
    • Audited Financial Statements for the immediate past three (3) years.
    • Past export revenues from processed rattan products, if any, duly certified by the Central Bank.
    • Sworn statement authorizing representative(s) of DENR to verify submitted information; and
    • Statement of undertaking to employ, wherever applicable, members of cultural communities and local residents in its operations.
  9. For partnerships/Corporations:
    • Certified photocopy of Certificate of Registration issued by the SEC.
    • Certified photocopy of Articles of Partnership/ Incorporation and By-laws.
    • Description and background of current stockholders, directors and officers including their nationalities, biodata and related experiences.
    • Audited Financial Statements for the immediate past three (3) years.
    • Proof of available capital and/or credit lines.
    • Statement of undertaking to employ wherever applicable, members of cultural communities and local residents in its operations.
    • Sworn statement authorizing DENR representative(s) to verify submitted information; and
    • Supply contract/ marketing agreement/rattan purchase order with existing rattan furniture manufacturers.
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