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In the News (Philippines): Upland project benefits 7,000 families

BAGUIO CITY — The Upland Development Project (UDP) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has already benefited at least 7,000 poor families who are living in identified critical watersheds in the different parts of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) over the past two years of the program’s implementation.

This was disclosed by DENR-CAR Director Clarence Baguilat who added the upland development program is an approach devised by the agency to empower people living in identified critical watersheds to actively participate in the bid of the Regional Development Council (RDC) in the Cordillera to rehabilitate and appropriately manage the region’s rapidly deteriorating watersheds that supply water to the 13 major river systems flowing into the lowland communities.

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