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Monday, 03 December 2012 17:25

DENR MANDATE, MISSION, VISION & MAJOR FUNCTION

 

MANDATE

The Department is the primary government agency responsible for the conservation, management, development, and proper use of the country’s environment and natural resources, specifically forest and grazing lands, mineral resources, including those in reservation and watershed areas, and lands of the public domain, as well as the licensing and regulation of all natural resources as may be provided for by law in order to ensure equitable sharing of the benefits derived therefrom for the welfare of the present and future generations of Filipinos.

To accomplish this mandate, the Department shall be guided by the following objectives:

  • Assure the availability and sustainability of the country's natural resources through judicious use and systematic restoration or replacement, whenever possible
  • Increase the productivity of natural resources in order to meet the demands for forest, mineral, and land resources of a growing population;
  • Enhance the contribution of natural resources for achieving national economic and social development;
  • Promote equitable access to natural resources by the different sectors of the population; and
  • Conserve specific terrestrial and marine areas representative of the Philippine natural and cultural heritage for present and future generations.

 

MISSION

To mobilize our citizenry in protecting, conserving, and managing the environment and natural resources for the present and future generations.

 

VISION

"A nation enjoying and sustaining its natural resources and clean and healthy environment."

 

MAJOR FUNCTIONS

DENR is tasked to formulate and implement policies, guidelines, rules and regulations relating to environmental management and pollution prevention and control.

Formulate implement and supervise the government's policies, plans and programs pertaining to the management, conservation, development, use and replenishment of the country's natural resources and ecological diversity; and

Promulgate and implement rules and regulations governing the exploration, development, extraction, disposition, and use of the forests, lands, minerals, wildlife, and other natural resources.

 

 

BMB MANDATE, MISSION, VISION & MAJOR FUNCTION


MANDATE

 

VISION

Philippine Biodiversity that provides natural resiliency and sustained benefits for all.

 

MISSION

To conserve and sustainably manage the country's biodiversity thru:

  • Strengthening the implementation of NIPAS and fostering other effective area-based conservation measures
  • Promotion of biodiversity-friendly livelihoods; and
  • Mainstreaming across all sectors of government and society

 

MAJOR FUNCTIONS

  • Formulate and recommend policies, guidelines, rules and regulations for the establishment and management of an Integrated Protected Areas System such as national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and refuge, marine parks and biospheric reserves;
  • Formulate an up-to-date listing of endangered Philippine flora and fauna and recommend a program of conservation and propagation of the same;
  • Formulate and recommend policies, guidelines and rules for the conservation of the three (3) components of biological diversity: genetic resources, ecosystems and endangered species of Philippine flora and fauna;
  • Assist the Secretary in the monitoring and assessment of the management of the Integrated Protected Areas System and provide technical assistance to the Regional offices in the implementation of programs for these areas.

 

 
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mail  Reg. mail/hand carried: PACE DENR C.O
email  E-mail:web@denr.gov.ph web  DENR Website: http://www.denr.gov.ph
fax  Call or Fax: (632) 928-1178
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BIODIVERSITY MANAGEMENT BUREAU
Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center, 1100 Diliman Quezon City, Philippines
Telephone: +(63 2) 9246031-35
Email: bmb@bmb.gov.ph