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DENR finalises biodiversity study of REDD+ pilot area in S.Leyte, Philippines
April 26, 2012
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has completed the Biodiversity Assessment of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) pilot area at Mt. Nacolod in the province of Southern Leyte. The project study coordinated by DENR 8 and PENRO Southern Leyte was also participated by the local universities and representatives from the local government units.
DENR 8 Regional Executive Director Rogelio T. Trinidad said a presentation of the assessment and a Management Planning will be conducted on May 2-3, 2012 at Kuting Reef in Macrohon, this province.
The two-day activity is expected to be attended by key stakeholders of the province including the mayors of municipalities within the Mt. Nacolod and chairperson of Sanggunian for Environment at the provincial and municipal levels, representatives from the academe, natural environment protectors and managers, provincial and municipal planning office, among others concerned.
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Keywords: Asia, biodiversity, DENR, Forest, FRA, GIZ, Leyte, Philippines, REDD