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  • Lanao Del Sur Forms Council To Manage River Basin

    Lanao Del Sur Forms Council To Manage River Basin

    The provincial government of Lanao del Sur has created Lanao Basin Management Council this week to ensure proper planning and implementation of the Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management Project (INREMP) for Lake Lanao River Basin.

    During a meeting here with local government units on Tuesday, January 10, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the provincial government created programs and roadmap for the Lake Lanao River Basin.

    Lake Lanao is located in Lanao del Sur. It covers 340 square kilometers and is the largest lake in Mindanao, the 2nd in t ...

  • Lanao Sur University Forge Project To Save Lake Lanao

    Lanao Sur University Forge Project To Save Lake Lanao

    To address threats facing the country's second largest lake, Mindanao's biggest state university in Marawi City and the provincial government of Lanao del Sur have agreed to carry out a project that will protect Lake Lanao and preserve its dwindling fish species and other marine resources.

    The 34,000-hectare Lake Lanao serves as the major source of energy for Mindanao.

    Lanao del Sur Governor Bedjoria Soraya Alonto-Adiong and Habib Macaayong, president of the Mindanao State University (MSU), on Tuesday signed a memorandum of agreement binding their offices to cooperate on the projects.

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  • Lanao Sur Province And MSU Forge Lake Lanao Protection Deal

    Lanao Sur Province And MSU Forge Lake Lanao Protection Deal

    The largest state-owned university in Mindanao and the provincial government of Lanao del Sur agreed on Monday to jointly protect Lake Lanao and preserve its dwindling endemic fish species.

    Lanao del Sur Gov. Bedjoria Soraya Alonto-Adiong and Habib Macaayong, president of the Mindanao State University (MSU), have signed a memorandum of agreement binding their offices to cooperate on the projects.

    The deal, forged at the provincial capitol in Marawi City in the presence of local officials, is meant to improve the productivity of local fishing communities while ensuring the abundance of fi ...

  • Lanao Del Sur Execs And DENR To Preserve Lake Lanao

    Lanao Del Sur Execs And DENR To Preserve Lake Lanao

    The governor of Lanao del Sur and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are now bound by an agreement to cooperate in preserving Lake Lanao, source of hydroelectricity feeding three-fourths of Mindanao's daily power needs.

    It was only Malacañang that originally has authority to manage and protect Lake Lanao --- touted as Asia's largest and a powerful icon of the Maranaw tribe --- through a centralized set-up local officials and environmentalist opposed for decades for being so cumbersome and ineffective.

    Salma Jayne Tamano, Lanao del Sur provincial information offic ...

  • FPE Holds National Consultation On Adopting Sustainable Financing Mechanisms For Watershed Rehabilitation And Management

    FPE Holds National Consultation On Adopting Sustainable Financing Mechanisms For Watershed Rehabilitation And Management

    The National Consultation-Workshop on Sustainable Financing Mechanisms (SFM) for Watershed Rehabilitation and Management, particularly, UC-EC (Universal Charge-Environmental Charge) and ER (Energy Regulation) 1-94, as amended, began June 29 until July 1, 2016 at Fersal HOTEL, Diliman, Quezon City.

    The national consultation aimed to gather stakeholders to discuss ways forward for sustainable financing mechanisms for watershed rehabilitation management in the Philippines. While watersheds are the main source of energy of communities all over the country, one of the main gaps of the EPIRA (El ...

  • Lake Lanao Water Level Recedes Due To El Nino

    Lake Lanao Water Level Recedes Due To El Nino

    The El Niño phenomenon is taking its toll on Lake Lanao, the country's second largest inland body of water.

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DENR-ARMM) said the water level in Lake Lanao has declined to 698 meters above sea level (MASL), close to the critical level of 690 MASL.

    Last week, outgoing Lanao Sur Governor Mamintal Adiong and his brothers called on the national government to help review and improve lake management in the face of climate change.

    DENR-ARMM Secretary Kahal Kedtag said surrounding forest trees woul ...