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

PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 97-103

RESOLUTION ADOPTING EXECTUIVE ORDER NO. 14 SERIES OF 1996 CREATING THE PROVINCIAL TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT (PTWG-FM) FOR PALAWAN AND PROVIDING FOR ITS COMPOSITON, FUNCTION AND OPERATION

WHEREAS, Republic Act 7611 dated 19 June 1992, known as the Strategic Environmental Plan (SEP) for Palawan Act provides the framework plan for the sustainable development of Palawan;

WHEREAS, Section 16 of RA 7611 provides for the creation of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) as the Administrative machinery for the implementation of the Strategic Environmental Plan for Palawan;

WHEREAS, Executive Order 263 issued by the President of the Philippines on July 9, 1996 calls for the Adoption of Community-Based Forest Management (CBFM) as the national strategy to ensure the sustainable development of the country’s forestland resources;

WHEREAS, the DENR, through its Natural Resources Management Program (NMRP) had conducted a “Workshop-Seminar on the LGU-DENR-Community Partnership of CBFM and Other Devolved ENR Functions”, wherein the participants from LGU’S, DENR and other concerned government agencies, NGOs and People Organization agreed to adopt the CBFNM strategy and work together toward the same goals under CBFM;

WHEREAS, it was agreed during the workshop that a Provincial Technical Working Group be created to provide the support mechanism for the implementation of plans and programs for forest management in Palawan;

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 14, Series of 1996 (hereto attached as Annex A) creating the PTWG for Forest Management in Palawwan and Providing for its Compositions, Functions and Operations was issued by the Governor of Palawan;

WHEREAS, Section 6 and 8 of Executive Order No. 14 provide that the PTWG-FM shall become a Technical Working Group of the PCSD Committee on Forestry Affairs and shall the latter in matters relating to forest management;

NOW, THEREFORE, by unanimous decision of the members present, the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development;

RESOLVED as it is hereby resolved to adopt and affirm Executive Order No. 14, series of 1996, issued by the Governor of Palawan;

RESOLVED, Further that copies be provided to the Undersecretary Delfin J. Ganapin, Chairman PCSD-Committee on Forestry Affairs and the members of PTWG-FM;

APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 24th day of January 1997 in Puerto Princesa City.

Certified True and Correct:

Executive Dir. ARTHUR R. VENTURA
Secretary

APPROVED:

GOV.SALVADOR P. SOCRATES
Chairman