Republic of the Philippines
PALAWAN COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
(R.A. 7611)
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 06-272

A Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff to transact and sign documents relative to the implementation of the Development Bank of the Philippines Forest (DBP-Forest) Program particularly the Mangrove Reforestation Project in Barangay Isugod, Quezon, Palawan in behalf of Hon. Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra, Chairman of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development

WHEREAS, it is a policy of the State to protect, develop and conserve its natural resources to promote sustainable development

WHEREAS, Republic Act 7611 otherwise known as the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan provides a comprehensive framework that guides national as well as local agencies in the formulation of plans, programs and projects affecting the environment and the natural resources of Palawan,

WHEREAS, Section 6 of Republic Act 7611 provides that the governance, implementation and policy direction of the SEP shall be exercised by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD);

WHEREAS, the Council recognizes the need for resource enhancement activities such as habitat restoration and rehabilitation to pursue SEP goais and objectives;

WHEREAS, the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) offers a grant through the DBP-Forest Program to develop downstream industries in the rural areas by supporting and encouraging coastal rehabilitation through planting of mangroves;

WHEREAS, Section 19 of Republic Act 7611, mandated the Council to arrange, negotiate for accept donations, gifts, loans and other fundings from domestic and foreign sources to carry out the activities and purposes of the SEP;

WHEREAS, whereas PCSD has proposed to DBP a mangrove reforestation project in Barangay Isugod, its pilot site for a Coastal Resource Management Learning Center in the Municipality of Quezon;

WHEREAS, DBP has considered the proposal with PCSD as partner in the implementation of the DBP-Forest Project in Barangay Isugod;

WHEREAS, the Council through its Chairman signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Development Bank of the Philippines in the implementation of the Isugod Mangrove Reforestation Project in the Municipality of Quezon on the 11th of November 2005;

WHEREAS, the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) as provided in Section 20 of RA 7611 headed by the Executive Director, serves as the regular professional support staff of the Council and shall provide the machinery to coordinate the policy and functions, implement programs and organize such services as may be required by the Council in the exercise of its functions;

NOW THEREFORE, on motion duly seconded, the Council RESOLVED, as it is HEREBY RESOLVED to authorize the Executive Director of PCSDS to transact and sign documents relative to the implementation of Development Bank of the Philippines-Forest (DBP-Forest) Program particularly the Mangrove Reforestation Project in Barangay Isugod, Quezon, Palawan in behalf of Hon. Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra, Chairman of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that a copy of this Resolution be furnished to the Development Bank of the Philippines, the Municipal Government of Quezon, the Barangay Government of Isugod and other agencies for their information and guidance.

APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 24th day of February, 2006 in the City of Puerto Princesa.

Certified True and Correct:

DEP. EXEC. DIR. ROMEO B. DORADO
Secretary

APPROVED FOR THE COUNCIL:

REP.ABRAHAM KAHLIL B. MITRA
Chairman