Latest Posts
21 06, 2022

DA to tap youth for agribusiness

By |2022-06-21T09:48:40+00:00June 21, 2022|Green, News|0 Comments

THE Department of Agriculture (DA)’s Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) has launched a program seeking to capacitate and further involve the youth in the agriculture industry. Dubbed the Kapatid Agri Mentor Me Program (KAMMP), the program seeks to aid Cordilleran farmers aged 18 to 30 by providing mentorship opportunities. Mentors are [...]

21 06, 2022

Burnham Lake now fishing spot

By |2022-06-21T09:37:40+00:00June 21, 2022|Green, News|0 Comments

BAGUIO City’s government is now accepting applications for licenses for recreational fishing at the Burnham Park Lake. City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO) Supervising Administrative Officer Sandra Almag said that as of Monday, the city is now accepting applications for locals to enjoy fishing at the tourist spot. Applicants [...]

7 06, 2022

22 possible landfills in CAR cleared by EMB

By |2022-06-07T09:07:26+00:00June 7, 2022|Green, News, Top Story|Comments Off on 22 possible landfills in CAR cleared by EMB

THE Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) has cleared some 22 potential sites for landfills in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for potential use in addition to the nine current facilities used by the region’s almost 1.8 million residents. EMB Cordillera Director Maria Victoria Abrera said that of the 22 sites, 13 [...]

30 05, 2022

Group created to develop city’s low carbon transport plan

By |2022-05-30T15:00:49+00:00May 30, 2022|Green, News|Comments Off on Group created to develop city’s low carbon transport plan

BAGUIO City has established a technical working group to facilitate the progression of the United Nations Development Programme – Department of Transportation (UNDP-DOTr) project on low carbon urban transport system (LCUTS). The LCUTS includes the transition to use of electric and hybrid vehicles, particularly Euro IV-compliant public utility vehicles (PUV) [...]

30 05, 2022

DENR says Baguio resources taxed by tourists even as maximum capacity still not met

By |2022-05-30T14:48:58+00:00May 30, 2022|Green, News, Top Story|Comments Off on DENR says Baguio resources taxed by tourists even as maximum capacity still not met

A STUDY by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) claims that while Baguio has yet to meet its maximum capacity for tourists, its resources are already being stretched too thin for its needs. Based on the DENR’s Watershed and Water Resources Research Development and Extension Center (WWRRDEC) computation [...]

17 05, 2022

DA provides aid for 6,000 farmers, fishers in Benguet

By |2022-05-17T01:46:29+00:00May 17, 2022|Green, News|Comments Off on DA provides aid for 6,000 farmers, fishers in Benguet

SOME 6,000 members of the agricultural sector in Benguet are now eligible to receive aid from the share of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) in the excess and unallotted rice tariffication fund from the national government. Around 5,800 rice and corn farmers in Benguet out of the registered 87,662 will [...]

17 05, 2022

Three years for waste to energy facility to rise

By |2022-05-17T01:36:37+00:00May 17, 2022|Green, News|Comments Off on Three years for waste to energy facility to rise

BAGUIO Mayor Benjamin Magalong said on Wednesday that the planned waste-to-energy project in Sablan is still proceeding but will take at least three years to accomplish. “The waste-to-energy will take years to build it up. To construct it, that would take about three years,” Magalong said. According to Magalong, the [...]

3 05, 2022

Benguet veg traders support push to empower DA against smugglers

By |2022-05-03T12:39:17+00:00May 3, 2022|Green, News|Comments Off on Benguet veg traders support push to empower DA against smugglers

MEMBERS of the League of Associations at the La Trinidad Vegetable Trading Areas (LALTVTA) are supporting a suggestion to give the Department of Agriculture (DA) expanded powers explicitly to tackle agricultural smuggling. The suggestion comes from Albay Representative Joey Salceda, who is drafting a measure that would request the establishment [...]

30 03, 2022

BOI thumbs up new P185M hydro plant in Ifugao

By |2022-03-30T08:32:45+00:00March 30, 2022|Business, Green, News|Comments Off on BOI thumbs up new P185M hydro plant in Ifugao

THE Board of Investments (BOI) has greenlit First Ifugao Renewable Energy Corp.'s application to become a new developer of a P185 million hydroelectric power plant in Asipulo, Ifugao. Likud 2 Hydroelectric Power Project, capable of producing 0.56 megawatts (MW) worth of power, will begin commercial operations by September of next [...]

Go to Top