DENR-ARMM Secretary Kahal Kedtag passes confirmation by RLA
COTABATO CITY (Nov.16, 2016) with 20-0 affirmative votes, the Regional Legislative Assembly (RLA) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has officially confirmed the appointment of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-ARMM) Secretary Kahal Kedtag on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
Secretary Kedtag who’s been re-confirmed for the third time is the longest serving secretary of the department since his appointment in 2012. Since then, notable reforms have been implemented in the department.
DENR-ARMM to sue LGUs neglecting mandates of R.A 9003
COTABATO CITY, (Nov. 4, 2016) – ARMM’s environment and natural resources department is encouraging all Local Government Units (LGUs) in the region to provide and submit their comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP) as mandated by the Republic Act 9003 widely known as Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.
The R.A 9003 provides the required policy framework, institutional mechanisms and mandate to the LGUs to achieve 25 percent waste reduction target through establishing an integrated Solid Management Plan (SWMP) based on the 3Rs (reduce, reuse and recycling).
DENR-ARMM foregrounds free land titling project during the visit of President Duterte
“Titulong hinangad, sa HDAP natupad”
Farmers and other residents of five (5) municipalities of the 2nd district of the province of Maguindanao is now starting to benefit from a free land survey and titling project of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-ARMM).
In fact, during the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte in ARMM’s capitol here in Cotabato City on Saturday, October 29, 2016, DENR-ARMM led by its secretary Kahal Kedtag foregrounded the project. The department invited fifteen (15) beneficiaries of the free land titling project for the ceremonial awarding of land titles.