INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FORESTS 2014
After the onslaught of Yolanda or Typhoon Haiyan as it is known internationally, the importance of trees and forests just cannot be ignored. In the case of the Philippines, an archipelagic country with 7, 107 islands, vulnerability of coastal areas to rising sea level and storm surges is a grim reality with the threat of global warming at its doorstep.
NGP GEARS UP FOR 2014
A different set of strategies would have to be pursued to meet the National Greening Program target of 164 million seedlings for production and planting covering 300,000 hectares for 2014 as various factors come into play.