THE organizers of Lunhaw Awards announced that they are now accepting entries for the 3rd Lunhaw Awards.

The 3rd Lunhaw Awards is co-orgazined by the Davao City Agriculturist Office, City Environment and Natural Resources Office, Davao Association of Catholic Schools, Inc., Davao City Water District, and the Interface Development Interventions, Inc. (Idis).

Lunhaw Awards is a city-wide search for good practices contributing to green lifestyle. It aims to recognize individuals and groups that use innovative and sustainable ways of living which protect and nurture the environment.

There are seven categories for the 3rd Lunhaw Awards. These are Energy and Water Conservation, Marine Resource Management, Green Building or Architecture and Urban Greening, Forest-based Initiatives, Pollution Control, Organic Agriculture, and Education/Advocacy.

Criteria for judging are 25 percent on environmental benefits, 15 percent on economic benefits, 15 percent on use of renewable energy, 15 percent on replicability, 15 percent on sustainability, 10 percent innovation, and 5 percent years of existence or practice.

Deadline of submission of entries will be on January 16, 2015 and awarding will be in time for the 2015 Arawng Dabaw.

Entry forms may be downloaded from the Lunhaw Awards Facebook page or Idis website:

To submit entries or for further inquiries, email them: or visit the Idis office at Km 11, 2nd Floor Almacen Building, Davao-Bukidnon Road, Catalunan Pequeno.