Lunhaw tours to boost Davao’s eco-agri tourism

April 27th, 2017 by

Going beyond recognition, environmental awardees convened as a network to help promote Davao as one of the country’s greenest cities.

The Lunhaw Awards network of green practitioners is set to offer Lunhaw tours which will showcase the city’s environmental-friendly practices from forest-based initiatives, organic agriculture, coastal and marine management to water and energy conservation, pollution control, and green building architecture and spaces.

“We want to show tourists that here in Davao, we not only have the country’s best natural and cultural attractions but we also have a growing environmentally-conscious citizenry to ensure that the city’s development does not come at the cost of the next generation,” said Chinkie Peliño-Golle, Acting Director of IDIS, Lunhaw Awards co-organizer and secretariat.

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Dabawenyo green warriors recognized in 5th Lunhaw Awards

March 21st, 2017 by

Davao City has become a haven for green living thanks to increasing number of environmental initiatives popularized through the Lunhaw Awards, now on its fifth year.

These green warriors ranged from young students, individual farmers in both rural and urban settings, to associations and commercial establishments.

The City Government made Lunhaw Awards officially part of the 80th Araw ng Davao celebration. This year’s awarding ceremony and gathering of green advocates was held at the Royal Mandaya Hotel on March 17.

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5th Lunhaw Awards launches Green Champion Award

January 19th, 2017 by

DAVAO CITY – Lunhaw Awards organizers are adding new categories to its annual search for green initiatives citywide with the inclusion of the Green Champion and the Outstanding Barangay Green Initiative awards.

“The Green Champion Award takes its cue from the achievements of the late Councilor Leo Avila who was a proponent of several landmark environmental ordinances in the city. This category will be open to outstanding advocates in the area of environmental policy, legislation and environmental management.”, said Lunhaw Awards co-organizer, Mary Ann Fuertes.

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