DENR RED Nonito M. Tamayo, together with Hon. Mayor Jane V. Plaza of LGU Carmen and President and Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) Resident Mine Manager and General Mine Operations Head, Engr. Eduardo M. Francisco signs the Memorandum of Agreement for the implementation of an Agro-forestry and Reforestation Project under the LGU Carmen, Surigao del Sur Carmen Sustainable Agro-Forestry and Agro-Industrial Development Program (LGU Carmen CaSAAD) for which the MMDC allocated a budget amounting to PhP2,038,795.00.  The initiative is part of the compliance of the mining company to the terms and conditions stipulated in the Special Tree Cutting and Earth-balling Permit (STCEP) for 2024-2026. The signing took place at the DENR Regional Office, Brgy. Ambago, Butuan City on February 21, 2024. Witnessing the signing were DENR 13 Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Forester Maritess M. Ocampo, Cantilan OIC-CENRO Gay P. Resullar, and Carmen Sanguniang Bayan Member Hon. Rencio P. Valerio.