A December 18, 2012, photo release from the Mindanao Development Authority: Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Chair Luwalhati Antonino meets with residents of Brgy. Babag, Monkayo, during a recent relief operation in Compostela Valley. Most residents rely on the banana plantations, which were wiped out by typhoon Pablo. MinDA is identifying long-term strategies to rebuild the lives of the typhoon victims, in partnership with key government agencies and international development partners.
At least 6,000 trees shall be planted all over Mindanao by the Mindanao Alliance of Self-Help Societies-Southern Philippines Educational Cooperative Center (MASS-SPECC) Cooperative Development Center on Monday in a hope to curb future incidence of flash floods and landslides and to raise the awareness on Mindanao Nurturing Our Waters (MindanaNOW) program of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA).
A November 21, 2012, press release from the Mindanao Development Authority: More than fulfilling its role of helping the country achieve its Millennium Development Goals (MDG) targets on eradicating extreme poverty, an alliance of cooperatives in Mindanao has also pledged to grow trees within the island-region’s heavily degraded watersheds and river basins.
A November 13, 2012, press release from the Mindanao Development Authority: After a series of validation work that spanned two years, the updated maps of Mindanao that will replace those half a century old versions are set for roll out this year, according to the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA). In a recent meeting here of the Technical Coordinating Committee for the Mindanao Topographic Mapping Project for Peace and Development, the newly developed topographic maps of Mindanao were presented for final validation by stakeholders.
President Aquino has taken the great effort of achieving just and lasting peace in Mindanao, for the good of the entire nation. On a number of occasions, he has shown firmness in taking the moral high ground of going for all-out justice and peace in addressing armed conflicts in parts of Mindanao. We have always believed that armed conflict can end through peaceful means, and with this development, we can look forward to achieving unifying peace and inclusive progress for Mindanao, and fulfill the many promises for its people.
An October 3, 2012, press release from the Mindanao Development Authority: The newly created Mindanao Power Monitoring Committee (MPMC) has urged the public to brace for possible outages in some Mindanao areas as the 210MW coal-fired power plant in Misamis Oriental goes on preventive maintenance shutdown starting October 6.
A September 23, 2012, press release from the Mindanao Development Authority: A declaration of support for the Mindanao Nurturing Our Waters (MindaNOW) program was signed here recently by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Mindanao Area in its bid to help preserve the island’s watersheds and river basins.
A September 13, 2012, press release from the Mindanao Development Authority: Seeing the need for greater interregional collaboration in Mindanao, the Senate finance committee has approved today and will submit for plenary deliberations the proposed 2013 budget of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA).
An August 21, 2012, press release from the Mindanao Development Authority: Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Chair Luwalhati Antonino said on Tuesday she is saddened by the loss not only of a good friend but also a colleague in Cabinet who devoted a great deal of effort helping national government pursue Mindanao’s progress and transformation.
A July 26, 2012, press release from the Mindanao Development Authority: Local business players from Zamboanga Peninsula have expressed strong support to the Mindanao energy plan expected to provide the roadmap for adequate supply of affordable and reliable electricity for the island-region.