DENR allots ₱90-M for Zambo mangrove, beach forest rehab
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has allotted P90 million to the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) in this city to undertake a “rigid rehabilitation and reforestation” of 2,800 hectares of coastal marsh land areas in this city. Zamboanga City CENRO chief Ben Acana said the mangrove rehabilitation and reforestation effort including the rehabilitation of beach forest is part of the National Greening Program (NGP) of the national government, one of the pet program of President Benigno Aquino III. Acana said the program’s funding will come from the DENR regional office in the Zamboanga peninsula or Region 9.
Lacson, N. (2015, April 28). DENR allots ₱90-M for Zambo mangrove, beach forest rehab. Manila Bulletin, p.13.
Mangrove restoration; Mangroves; Environmental restoration; Financing; Livelihoods; Fishers; Hurricanes; Fishery products; Nursery grounds; Marine invertebrates; Vertebrae; Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region IX; Acana, Ben; Aquino, Benigno III
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