By: Maria Catherine M. Gonzaga
Most Rev. Bishop Juan de dios Pueblos of Butuan City Archdiocese has called on the faithful to actively participate in the massive tree planting event on September 26, 2014 that would attempt to break the Guiness World Record of the most number of tree seedlings planted in a span of one hour.
During the press conference & launching of the Mindanao-wide campaign named as "TreeVolution: Greening MindaNOW" held on September 4, 2014 at the Robinson's Place, Butuan City, Bishop Pueblos encouraged the citizens of Caraga to take responsibility in the stewardship of the environment as it will also save people from any disaster.
“By planting more trees, we will also be able to save more lives. Let's all participate in this noble activity with hope that this will be a successful one & that we can also break the record," he said.
More than 200,000 planters are expected to troop to different planting sites on September 26, aiming to plant 4,636,000 tree seedlings in one hour from 8:30am to 9:30am in a total land area of 9,200 hectares all over the six regions of Mindanao.
To date, India holds the World Record of the most number of tree seedlings that have been planted in one hour when the 340,200 participants planted 1,945,535 from 8:30am to 9:30 am on August 15, 2011. That record is being held, by Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan, a social reformer, preacher, spiritual leader and the head of the India-based socio-spiritual organization Dera Sacha Sauda.
DENR Caraga Regional Director Nonito M. Tamayo emphasized that this event will not only focus on tree planting but on tree growing as well.
"With or without this record breaking event we will continue to reforest our environment. We shall hit our target before 2016. With the help of our LGUs, we will make this possible. Let's make everyday an Arbor Day here in Caraga region," he said.
By: Maria Catherine M. Gonzaga
DENR Caraga was awarded 1st place in the Timeliness of Approval of Projects and High Absorptive Capacity in the Implementation of Cadastral Survey Projects for CY 2010-2014 and 2nd place in the overall implementation of the project Land Administration and Management System (LAMS) for CY 2012-2014 during the 113th anniversary celebration of the DENR-Land Management Sector (LMS) last September 2, 2014 at the Land Management Bureau (LMB) building, Binondo, Manila.
During the commemoration, LMB recognizes Regional Land Management Services’ efforts and contributions in the completion of the cadastral survey program and the computerization of public land records.
In its over a century of public service, the bureau wants to ensure land tenure for the Filipino people as well as attainment of economic development.
“Truly, best practices in land administration and management coupled with good governance are key factors in achieving the mandates of the Land Management Bureau making headway in economic and sustainable development and better lives for the Filipino people, ” LMB OIC-Director Ralph C. Pablo said.
Director Pablo and OIC-Assistant Secretary for Administration and Finance Corazon Davis spearheaded the awarding of plaques of recognition to the Regional LMS best performers in the implementation of Cadastral Survey Program and the LAMS.
Among the regions given with awards for the over-all implementation of LAMS for CY 2012-2014 are the following: Region 6 - 1st place; Region 13 - 2nd place and Region 10 - 3rd place. In terms of the implementation of the Cadastral Survey Projects for CY 2010-2014, Region 13 bagged 1st place; Region 2 got 2nd place; and Region 6 in 3rd place.
“The completion of the cadastral survey is an integral part in the computerization of land information. Through the Land Administration and Management System (LAMS) all land-related information are integrated within a system that will make all land-related transactions easier and will benefit everyone from personnel of the DENR and LMB to the field officers to the clients,” Director Pablo concluded.
By: Maria Catherine M. Gonzaga
PENRO Agusan del Norte has inaugurated its new three-storey office building in Barangay Tiniwisan, Butuan City last August 18, 2014 as part of the continuing effort to improve the services to the people.
The activity was attended by more or less 200 people including Technical Director Ronilo Salac who represented Regional Director Nonito M. Tamayo. Also present were CENRO of Tubay, Vince Estopito, CENRO Norman Asugan of Nasipit, stakeholders and DENR personnel.
Bishop Juan De Dios Pueblos and Msngr. Voltaire “Bong” Roño officiated the mass and blessing ceremony followed by a ribbon cutting.
“Employees will now have a better working atmosphere thus improve its services to the people. This has been made possible through the support of Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje and Regional Director Nonito M. Tamayo” PENRO Paterno Olivera said.
The 3-floor building will provide a more comfortable workplace for the employees and the clients. The penthouse of the building on the other hand, will be used as a multi-function center for events like physical fitness and seminars.
The celebration ended with an Aerobics Competition and PENRO Got Talent that showcased the skills and potentials of the employees in singing.
Butuan City—the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 13 officials headed by Regional Director Nonito M. Tamayo distributed 28 land titles under Free Patents to landless families in Siargao, Surigao del Norte during a ceremony held at Kapitolyo Nan Siargao in Dapa recently.
“This is a continuing program under the Handog titulo ng Pangulo Program of the Aquino Administration for the landless people to own the lands they have been tilling for several years” Director Tamayo said in his remarks.
The 28 land titles which covered a total land area of 59,884 hectares were given to the beneficiaries by Governor Sol F. Matugas together with Congressman Francisco F. Matugas. They were assisted by Director Tamayo, Regional Technical Director of Land Management Services Atty. Paquito R. Rosal, CENRO Iniego S. Collantes Jr., OIC PENR Officer Zaldy Perater and the OIC of the Register of Deeds Emily B. Quines.
In her message, Governor Matugas reminded the beneficiaries to treasure the land title document which are practical solutions in fighting poverty.
“The lands that you are tilling now can be enriched with rice crops and other agricultural products to bring in additional income to every family” Governor Matugas said. She said “A properly managed-land is a good security that can improve the standard of living of a beneficiary”. (EFG/RPAO-13)
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