Pulangi Lake or the Maramag Basin has a surface area of about 1,985 hectares and a live storage of 67 Million cubic meters and was created by the Pulangi IV Hydroelectric Plant and watershed.
Pulangi is also the site of the proposed Pulangi V Hydroelectric Dam. The project is expected to generate 300 megawatts of renewable energy for Mindanao in southern Philippines. The dam is 3,30 ...
0 hectares covering portions, mostly highly sloping lands along the riverbank in 22 barangays in Kitaotao, Kibawe, Dangcagan and Damulog in Bukidnon and Roxas town in North Cotabato.
Of the total dam area, 40% is the present river itself and the inundated areas are stiff slopes along the river bank. An estimated of 1,060 households will be affected, all of whom will be relocated and compensated by the project.
Opposition to the project have claimed that the project would submerge the burial site of Apo Mamalu, a revered ancestor of the Manobo indigenous people in Mindanao.
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Bukidnon Province is located at the Northern Mindanao region that offers scenic spots like rivers, mountains, caves, springs, waterfalls and lakes. This is a perfect place to relax, to enjoy and to spend quality time for family and loved ones. It is considered also as the country's food basket, as the place is the primary source of foods like rice and corns then other plantations like bananas, pineapples and sugarcanes.
I'm always been a fan of Bukidnon province ever since because of the cold weather, abundance and great people. Some attractions are located in remote areas and might be a bi ...
When the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) came out with its Administrative Order No. 02 in 1992, which provides for the recognition of the indigenous people's rights over their ancestral domain, several indigenous peoples' communities from various parts of the Philippines submitted petitions for their Certificate of Ancestral Domain Claim (CADC).
The Upper Pulangi indigenous communities from the Province of Bukidnon were among those who trooped to the DENR Office to submit their claims. There were numerous claims, as they were submitted on a per community and clan basi ...
In the mountains of Mindanao, Philippines, the forests are still being lost. But in the small community of Bendum in Bukidnon, the forest has been maintained over the last 20 years through a youth program with the Pulangiyen indigenous community.
Not only are these youth seeking to stop illegal logging, they are also actively extending the forest cover. Extending the forest will help minimize soil erosion as well as rehabilitate a stretch of stream for a better water source through activities that assist the natural regeneration of forest.
The indigenous Pulangiyen community practices ag ...
Bukidnon is a landlocked province in Mindanao which is considered to be its food basket and the home of the finest and sweetest pineapples in the Philippines. But, there's more to it than just pineapples!
There is no sea in Bukidnon but you'll surely be amazed by its lakes, springs, rivers and waterfalls. Just along the Sayre Highway in Sumilao, Bukidnon, you'll be able to see the
For fishing or boating or day tour excursion, the Lake Apo in Valencia is highly recommended. It is 24-hectares wide and 85-ft deep and has been dubbed as the cleanest and greenest inland body of water in North ...