Regional Executive Director Maximo Dichoso (left) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Region 10, signs the Agreement for Carbon Dioxide Offset that will be implemented at Mt. Malindang Natural Park in Misamis Occidental with due technical assistance from the Trees for Travel Foundation, an NGO organized and existing under the laws of Netherlands.
Both parties intend to sequester and offset CO2 through reforestation and natural regeneration of tropical rainforest and conservation of 150 hectares within the protected area. The Project duration is until November 2013. Representing the TFT Foundation are Aart van den Berg (2nd from right) and Anton Stortelder (right). Forester Marilou Clarete (2nd from left), Chief of PAWD, facilitates the perfection of the agreement.