๐‘ด๐’–๐’๐’Š๐’„๐’Š๐’‘๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ฌ๐’—๐’†๐’๐’• ๐‘ช๐’†๐’๐’•๐’†๐’“, ๐‘ท๐’–๐’“๐’๐’Œ ๐‘ณ๐’Š๐’˜๐’‚๐’š๐’˜๐’‚๐’š, ๐‘ฉ๐’ˆ๐’š. ๐‘ท๐’–๐’๐’•๐’‚-๐‘ฉ๐’‚๐’‹๐’‚, ๐‘น๐’Š๐’›๐’‚๐’, ๐‘ท๐’‚๐’๐’‚๐’˜๐’‚๐’โ€“ From July 19-21, 2023, the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) ECAN Education and Extension Division (EEED), in coordination with PCSDS District Management Division (DMD)- South, is currently conducting the โ€œCapability Enhancement Activityโ€ here.

To heighten the knowledge and skills of the participants on the provisions of Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) Law, specifically on Republic Act No. 9175 or Chainsaw Act; RA 9147 or Wildlife Conservation Act; PCSDS Administrative Order No. 11 or the “Rules and Regulations Governing the Conservation and Protection of Mangrove Areas,”; and Orientation on Sustainable Development Goals Number 14 and 15: Life Below Water and Life on Land, PCSDS is conducting a three-day series of interactive activities for the members of the municipal and barangay council, ECAN Board members, and Sangguniang Bayan for it.

The event is the offshoot of the Training Needs Assessment (TNA) conducted in December 2022 by PCSDS in Bgy. Candawaga, Rizal, which revealed which aspect of PCSD laws and policies is needed to be reinforced and prioritized for greater awareness in the municipality of Rizal.