DENR, GTZ sign agreement supporting Philippine efforts toward cutting greenhouse gases

September 21, 2010 6:19 am 

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje and German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) Country Director Jochem Lange (2nd and 3rd from left, respectively) sign an implementation agreement on Monday (Sept. 20, 2010) to undertake a new 2.7-million Euro technical assistance project aimed at reducing emissions of greenhouse gases from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) in the country. The project is called “Climate-Relevant Modernization of the National Forest Policy and Piloting of REDD Measures in the Philippines.” Also in photo are DENR’s Forest Management Bureau Director Marlon Mendoza (left) and Dr. Bernd-Markus Liss, principal adviser, German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU) Projects. (PNA
photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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