Negros Oriental sets water confab
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Water is at the core of Negros Oriental’s efforts to pursue sustainable development, with the province poised to emerge as the best-case practice for using water as a key driver for inclusive growth. A joint undertaking of Water Excellence Philippines (WEP), the provincial government of Negros Oriental, and the Integrated Water Resource Management Council (IWRMC), the event will be attended by delegates from local government, the business sector, academe, civil society and community organizations. The one-day confab, featuring experts on water security headed by National Scientist Angel Alcala, will draw the best practices on water resource management and formulate resolutions on conservation. The summit also aims to establish Negros Oriental as a center for excellence and water ecotourism which other provinces can replicate.ty and community organizations.
Negros Oriental sets water confab. (2015, August 13). Philippine Star, p. B-6.
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Conferences; Water conservation; Water; Sustainable development; Water management; Ecotourism; Food security; Environmental protection; Environmental restoration; Silliman University; Water Excellence Philippines (WEP); Integrated Water Resource Management Council (IWRMC); Degamo, Ruel; Alcala, Angel
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