BAGUIO CITY - Forest guards working under the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) Program are helpful in the enforcement of environmental laws.

Borongan City Eastern Samar – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Eastern Samar District Engineering Office (ESDEO) is considering as among its top priorities the completion of all Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) funded projects being implemented in conflict-affected areas of Eastern Samar.

Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines – The province of Samar needs some P4.7 billion to fund road projects to interconnect isolated communities to the economic loop and eventually bring forth peace and development in those areas.

During the provincial peace and order council meeting on 22 August 2016, resolutions to connect Samar’s isolated and impoverished communities were drawn.

Iligan City – The Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) along with the Local Government Unit and other partner agencies in the Lanao Del Norte held several conflict-sensitive and peace-promoting (CSPP) assessments. The gathering of different project implementers meant to seek project implementation updates.

BUTUAN CITY – The regional office of the Department of Agriculture (DA) announced that the livelihood projects worth more than R26 million are set to be implemented in conflict-affected areas in Northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region).

BAGUIO CITY – Cordillera Interior regional director Marlo L. Iringan awarded a total of P 86,966,000.00 for 19 development projects in the region during the Unity Gong Relay as part of Cordillera Month Celebration last July, and an addition of P 22 million for three other projects last month.

FOREST guards working under the PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) Program are helpful in the enforcement of environmental laws.

This was noted during the three-day mid-year assessment of Pamana conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-CAR in coordination with the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process on August 3-5.

SORSOGON CITY – Even with the change in administration, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process  (OPAPP) is optimistic that the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) program will continue to be implemented to  empower conflict affected areas.

The village head of the remote upland area of San Roque Heights in Bula, Camarines Sur said he was both happy and thankful for the drastic reduction of their tricycle fare, from P100 to P50 per passenger, from Bula town proper to their village and vice-versa.

In 2013, PAMANA DILG Fund granted Php 5 Million to grant the proposal of the Local Government to conduct road improvement works in Barangay Namal, Municipality of Asipulo. Nearly 800 meters of earth road was concreted and widened, and better drainage systems were put in place.


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