KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 12 has started today (Nov. 28) in this city the conduct of the two-day training on the maintenance and sustained operationalization of a web-based River Basin Integrated Information System (RBIIMS) that gives timely, reliable, and cost-effective data on the status of river basins.
Dr. Ali M. Hadjinasser, chief of the DENR-12 Conservation and Development Division, emphasized in his message the critical role of river basins in Soccsksargen Region. "The future of our river basins heavily depends on how we care for them over a long period of time. This event serves as a crucial platform for identifying and effectively addressing the challenges we face in our rivers," he said.
Serving as resource persons were Jemcy Panes Anengyao and Joyvie B. Lopez from the DENR Central River Basin Control Office (RBCO) who provided valuable insights to the participants from PENROs, CENROs, and protected area management offices.
Also in attendance were RBCO-12 Focal Person For. Gabriel M. Baute, RSCIG Chief Khadija Bayam-Benpolok, and some personnel of the department. ### 𝐑𝐒𝐂𝐈𝐆𝐏