Executive director Paquito Moreno, Jr., (in yellow) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Central Luzon officially welcome on Tuesday the newly confirmed National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) regional director Roland P. Calde (3rd from right) during the former’s courtesy call with the DENR regional office.
Moreno and Calde conveyed their commitment and support to the various programs of both agencies especially the synergy on environmental protection and welfare of indigenous people in the region.
DENR records show that various indigenous communities in Central Luzon are the prime beneficiaries of the government reforestation program including the National Greening Program or NGP.