Since 2011, IDIS has been spearheading the conduct of interfacing with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and line bureaus together with other national and local government agencies to discuss environmental issues and concerns. On this year’s interfacing, IDIS has again partnered with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources XI and City Environment […]
The Interfacing Development Interventions for Sustainability (IDIS) together with the Fertilizers and Pesticides Authority, Sustainable Integrated Area Development Initiatives in Mindanao-Convergence for Asset Reform and Regional Development (SIMCARRD), Offices of Councilor Maria Belen Acosta and Councilor Ralph Abella, and officials of Barangay Sirib and Lacson, discussed issues and concerns on plantations and the revival of […]
What is happening to the watersheds today?
Massive deforestation due to illegal logging and years of neglect endanger the Davao mountain’s capacity to continue serving its function as large water reservoirs.
The expansion of agricultural plantations is dramatically changing the landscape of the uplands resulting in soil erosion, landslides, and flashfloods, threatening our water sources.