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Lubao LGU leads bamboo planting project

BAMBOO PLANTING. Lubao Mayor Esmeralda Pineda, Philippine Bamboo Inc. President Ed Manda and Tere Melad of Insular Foundation lead the groups that planted 480 propagules of kawayang tinik, kawayang kiling, and yellow bamboos in a three-hectare land along the Porac-Gumain River. (Contributed photo)

THE local government unit (LGU) of Lubao, in cooperation with the Philippine Bamboo Inc. and Insular Foundation, spearheaded a bamboo planting activity at Sta. Catalina, Lubao last Friday, October 18, 2021.

Led by Mayor Esmeralda Pineda, Philippine Bamboo Inc. president Ed Manda and Tere Melad of Insular Foundation, the groups planted 480 propagules of kawayang tinik, kawayang kiling, and yellow bamboos in a three-hectare land along the Porac-Gumain River.

According to Engr. Danilo Aquino, Municipal Planning and Development Council (MPDC) officer, bamboo planting is one of the local government's initiatives to provide livelihood to communities from bamboo crafts and products.

Councilor Edgar Dabu, Committee on Environmental Protection chairman; Liga ng mga Barangay President Roland Sibug; barangay captains; and personnel from MPDC, Materials Recovery Facility, Lubao Bamboo Hub, PH Bamboo Inc. and Insular Foundation participated in the said planting activity. (PR)


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