An Entrance Conference between the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Office XII and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - Safe Water Project has been conducted today, June 16.
In this entrance conference, areas of collaboration and possible technical assistance in watershed resources management and governance was identified and joint action plans were discussed in order to meet the objectives of the collaboration.
Safe water is a USAID project aiming to improve water security of water-stressed provinces, LGUs and communities focusing on 3 provinces, namely: a. Sarangani, b. Palawan, and c. Negros Occidental. It is a five-year program which started on November 2019.
Invited and present Key officials were Regional Executive Director Atty. Felix S. Alicer, Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Engr. Mama G. Samaon, Conservation and Development Division Chief For. Ali M. Hadjinasser PhD., PENRO South Cotabato Radzak B. Sinarimbo, PENRO Sarangani Renato C. Domingo, CENRO Glan Dr. Rosalinda B. Cortez, CENRO Kiamba and CENRO Gensan Representatives, RBCO Focal Person Gabriel M. Baute and the USAID Safe Water Project Team headed by their Chief of Party, Alma Porciuncula. | (Photos by: DYIBalindong/RSCIG)