10 months Reforestation goal to be completed in 2018 – Cimatu MB
By the Philippine News Agency Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu is optimistic in accomplishing the goal of reforesting the remaining unproductive, denuded, and degraded forestland nationwide by 2028. DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu(DENR / MANILA BULLETIN) “At the rate we’re going, we’re confident of meeting the 7.1 million hectares by 2028,” Cimatu said in a message delivered by DENR Undersecretary Juan Miguel Cuna at the international forest landscape restoration (FLR) conference in Makati City on Monday. The DENR launched in 2011 the National Greening Program (NGP) to reforest by 2016 some 1.5 million hectares of unproductive, ... more