Build Back Better
Gender and Development
Monday, Aug 15, 2022
The Protected Area Governing Board for Tumauini Watershed Natural Park (TWNP) has gained this year over 6.7 million income and revenues accrued to its Integrated Protected Area Fund (IPAF).
Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) chairperson and Regional Executive Director Gwendolyn Bambalan of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 2 lauded the active members of PAMB-TWNP for generating the biggest IPAF among the 14 Protected Areas (PAs) in the region.
Editha Manuel, chairperson of the Baliuag-Bical Upland Farmers Association, Inc. (BBUFAI) is a dedicated woman farmer behind the productive cacao plantation under the implementation of the DENR’s greening program in the municipality of Peňablanca.
“Lubos ang aking pasasalamat sa DENR dahil sa kabuhayang binibigay sa aming mga miyembro ng BBUFAI. Sa ngayon, kumikita na ako galing sa NGP,” said chairperson Editha Manuel.
Manuel was awarded 10-hectare NGP site in Barangay Baliuag in 2017....