Talakag News

  • Bukidnon IP Communities Engage In Abaca Production

    Bukidnon IP Communities Engage In Abaca Production

    In support to the Indigenous Peoples (IP) Farming Family Food Security Model Project of the Department of Agriculture (DA), the Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority (PhilFIDA) provided assistance to selected IP communities in the province of Bukidnon. Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat of the DA Office of Special Concerns spearheaded the project in partnership with PhilFIDA Region X and Heneleban Foundation Inc.

    During the last quarter of 2015, the PhilFIDA X conducted 8 abaca production technology trainings harmonized with the indigenous culture of all the tribes, involvin ...

  • Cagayan De Oro White Water Rafting

    Cagayan De Oro White Water Rafting

    White Water Rafting is an outdoor activity that is considered as the main tourist attraction in Cagayan de Oro City. The fast current and large rocks in Cagayan river makes its water rough yet ideal for rafting and kayaking activities. I was with my friends who have tried water rafting here before and they really came back for this. We availed the Long Course Raft + Zip Package with meals from Great White Water Tours Corp., one of the most popular professional adventure group in CDO.

    Before we started, we wore our life vests and helmets and picked our paddles. I'm actually not an adventurou ...

  • Getting To Know The People Of The Mountain a Visitors View On The Bukidnon Daraghuyan Tribe

    Getting To Know The People Of The Mountain a Visitors View On The Bukidnon Daraghuyan Tribe

    Three days is hardly enough to learn about a people. At best you'd take part in a tribal ritual and manage to say "thank you" in the local language. At worst you get a myopic and romanticized cultural experience which you can then brag to your urbanite friends and post on your blog. Nonetheless, three days was all I had with the Bukidnon tribe.

    The tribe, whose name means people of the mountain, live in their ancestral domain at the foot of Kitanglad range in the province of Bukidnon. They call their land Daraghuyan, which covers at least 4,200 hectares and is named after one of the sacred ...

  • Officials Report Increasing Philippine Eagle Population Nests In NorMin

    At least nine pairs of the Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) are breeding in Northern Mindanao's vast forest, officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said.

    Officials of the DENR told the BusinessMirror in an interview that latest reports coming from the Philippine Eagle Foundation indicate an increasing population of the rare monkey-eating eagle in Northern Mindanao, which boasts of having a total of 10 protected areas (PAs) covered by the National Integrated Protected Areas System Act.

    The Philippine Eagle Foundation is the DENR's conservation part ...

  • Respect Needed For Peace In Mt Kitanglad

    Respect Needed For Peace In Mt Kitanglad

    Respect the spirits that keep watch over the environment to preserve the peace in Mt. Kitanglad, said the spiritual leader of the Bukidnon Daraghuyan tribe as different stakeholders called for coordination in ensuring the safety of birdwatchers and other tourists visiting Mt. Kitanglad, one of Bukidnon's most prominent natural tourist attractions.

    Mt. Kitanglad Range became a full-fledged protected area in November 2000 under the category of a natural park through Republic Act 8978 and was declared an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Heritage Site in 2009. Aside from being a ...

  • Partnership With Philippine Eagle Foundation

    Partnership With Philippine Eagle Foundation

    Throughout our company's history, we have constantly done our part in preserving our country's natural resources. And we have extended this amount of care to one of the rarest eagles in the world ??" the Philippine Eagle. This is why we have constantly invested resources in our Philippine Eagle Conservation Program.

    We believe in ensuring the survival of this majestic bird because we see it as the perfect symbol for our country ??" an animal that can soar to great heights.

    In line with this, we have continuously supported the Philippine Eagle Foundation, from its adoption of Pag-Asa in 1 ...