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Control over Bangsamoro water resources raises concerns in some sectors

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Deliberations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law in the House of Representatives turned up questions of jurisdiction over the water resources of Mindanao, particularly its largest body of water, Lake Lanao, and the rivers that feed it or flow from it.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

The many purposes of ‘Treevolution’

ASIDE from its cash potential, cacao can also play a part in greening Mindanao. Sen. Bam Aquino digs alongside Task Force Mapalad cacao farmers. GERMELINA LACORTE

About 25 kilometers from Davao City, schoolchildren continue to go to Vinzons Elementary School in Barangay Manuel Guianga, breathing in harmful farm chemicals in the air, the environment group Interface for Development Intervention (Idis) claimed.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Mindanao to plant 4.6M trees in one hour to break record


The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) on Wednesday announced that it plans to break the record of most trees planted in an hour.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Infra, reforestation projects on track to solving flooding in Mindanao, says Minda


The Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) said the government has been implementing projects aimed at preventing floods in various parts of Mindanao, contrary to public perceptions that it has failed to do anything about recent flooding in the region.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cotabato Airport operations back to normal in August


The Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) assured the public Tuesday that the operations of the Cotabato Airport in Datu Odin Sinsuat in Maguindanao will normalize in August, earlier than the original target of December.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »