The Social Forestry Division (SFD) of the Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems (MCME) conducted its Ugnayan sa Pamayanan in Barangay San Vicente, Sto. Tomas, Batangas last 28 August 2018. Ugnayan sa Pamayanan was one of the division’s projects which aims to discuss the problems with the communities that surrounds Mount Makiling Forest Reserve ASEAN Heritage Park (MMFR AHP).
A total of 25 attended and participated the activity. They are either members of different farmer groups or barangay officials. Issues in the Batangas side of MMFR AHP were discussed and addressed properly.
Present in the activity were For. Nicasio M. Balahadia, Head of the Social Forestry Division (SFD); For. Myranel S. Canceran, University Research Associate II (URA II); Mr. Benjamin D. Arizala, University Extension Specialist II (UES II); For. Leonardo D. Barua, University Extension Specialist II (UES II); and Ms. Gillian Katherine L. Inciong, University Research Associate II (URA II).
Photos credit to: MSCanceran