Jan 182015

MGB-10 – RD Rex S. Monsanto stood firm that whatever mining operations conducted is a form of stealing the country’s mineral wealth emphasizing that all mineral resources belong to the state citing the Regalian Doctrine

MGB-10 Regional Director Rex S. Monsanto with Forester Jerome Pioquinto and Information Officer, Cecilia C. Tan attended the IP Consultations on the Impact of Drought hosted and organized by the City Social Welfare and Development of Cagayan de Oro  held at the City Legislative Building on April 14, 2015. (originally scheduled at the Bishops Palace and was moved to the Legislative Building due to power service interruption).

In attendance were IPs with their respective tribal leaders coming from the different barangays of Cagayan de Oro City namely: Besigan, Tignapuluan, Mambuaya, Bayanga, Lumbia, Pagalungan, Tagpangi, Taglimao, Tuburan, Cugman, Tablon, F.S. Catanico and Tumpagon.  There were also representatives from the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro City, Department of Agriculture, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, National Commission on Indigenous Peoples, the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, and the City Department of Interior and Local Government.