Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regional executive director Jim Sampulna gives to Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. a plaque of recognition signed by DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu after the mangrove planting activity in Brgy. Santiago, Barotac Viejo, Iloilo on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Sec. Cimatu cited Gov. Defensor as the most active Environmental Champion in Region 6 for his laudable efforts in mobilizing all stakeholders in environmental conservation through his Action for Regreening and Transformation for Climate Change Adaptation (ART for CCA) program.
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
Newly appointed Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) secretary Roy Cimatu (4th from right) accompanied by DENR-6 regional director Jim Sampulna (2nd from right) and other department officials pay Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Cimatu, who was appointed by Pres. Duterte just last week, was all praises for Gov. Defensor's programs and projects geared towards the protection and conservation of the environment.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. vowed full support to the Enhanced National Greening Project of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The project funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will be implemented in the Jalaur River Basin which covers the municipalities of Calinog, Lambunao and Janiuay.