Identified areas outside the boundaries of and immediately adjacent to designated protected areas that need special development control in order to avoid or minimize harm to the protected area.
Composed of areas of intensive use with much of the land covered by structures. It includes cities, towns, villages, strip developments along highways, transportation, power, and communication, facilities, and areas occupied by mills, shopping centers, etc.
The largest native palm species found in the Philippines, with trunks attaining a diameter of 1 meter, height of 20 meters, and with large fan-shaped leaves from which buri braids and raffia are made. Scientific Name: Corypha elata.
Interwoven buri leaves, usually bundled in 3 strips, used as raw material for the manufacture of hats, mats, bags, baskets, etc.
Very fine white fibers produced from stripping the young stalks of unopened buri leaves.