Recognizing the need to facilitate mobility in rendering technical assistance to the implementing partners of the Forestland Management Project in Region 3, the DENR Central Office turned over motorcycles to the Regional Office on November 7, 2013 .
The Forestland Management Project (FMP) aims to improve forestland management through collaborative and holistic implementation of comprehensive and sustainable forestland management strategies in the critical areas of the Upper Pampanga river basin and in Upper Magat and Cagayan and Jalaur river basins. It shall implement the community based forest management approach by improving forest conservation, socio-economic conditions of upland dwellers, and contributing to disaster risk mitigation efforts in vulnerable areas.
In his speech, Assistant Secretary Abesamis emphasized the need for the proper maintenance of the 2-wheeled vehicles and use of the vehicles to improve delivery of services by the project personnel. The turnover included 12 motorcycles and protective gears.
The Project is being implemented through the assistance of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). #