P67.45M earmarked for mangrove, beach forest dev't projects
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The government has earmarked P67.45 million this year for massive mangrove planting activities and beach forest development in targeted coastline areas in the Caraga region to further protect communities from storm surges during onslaughts of typhoons. Alongside the budget allocation, the Department of Environment and Natural resources office in Region 13 (DENR-13) is also set to plant this year 4,845,000 million mangrove seedlings in targeted areas spanning, 1938 hectares in Northeastern Mindanao, according to DENR-13 Executive Director Nonito Tamayo. In Surigao del Norte alone, a total of 1,206 hectares of areas will be planted with mangroves using a budget of P41.9 million, while Agusan del Norte and Dinagat Islands will do so in 100 hectares and a P3.48-million allotment each.
Crismundo, M. U. (2015, February 5). P67.45M earmarked for mangrove, beach forest dev't projecets. Manila Bulletin, p. B8
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