(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 22 October 2021) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 525 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.5°N, 130.5°E) embedded along the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Palawan, Visayas, and Mindanao. Caraga Region will have Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to ITCZ / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to Moderate winds coming Northeast to Northwest will prevail with Slight to Moderate seas / (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Monday, September 27, 2021

DENR, farmer's group ink MOA for GAD livelihood project in Surigao Norte

SURIGAO CITY, Suirgao del Norte – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Provincial Environment and Natural Resources office (DENR-PENRO) Surigao del Norte recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Mainit-Malimono Tree Farmers Association (MAMATFA) for the Gender and Development (GAD) livelihood project.

The MAMATFA recently became a beneficiary of the eco-tourism project under GAD livelihood that will be implemented at the top ridge of their Community-Based Forest Management area located at the municipalities of Mainit and Malimono in Surigao del Norte.

The said project on eco-tourism is planned to put forward series of activities such as camping and other outdoor activities within MAMATFA area providing alternative livelihood ventures to its members particularly all the women.

DENR PENRO Officer-in-Charge Alejandra B. Boiser together with CENRO Tubod Officer Ruel E. Efren and MAMATFA Chairperson Rev. Matrinilo J, Lucida, and PO Secretary Jireh R. Labadan led the signing of the said MOA. (DENR-PENRO Surigao del Norte/PIA-Surigao del Norte)