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BARMM to advance IP rights over ancestral domains

Maguindanao (September 25, 2019)—The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MIPA-BARMM) recently assessed and evaluated ancestral domains in the province in an activity held on September 18 at the San Isidro Labrador Parish in North Upi, Maguindanao. With the theme, “Convergence for Empowerment Towards United Indigenous People in the Bangsamoro Government,” the MIPA convened the Indigenous…

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BARMM inks agreement with FAO-UN for agricultural development projects in Mindanao

Cotabato City (September 23, 2019) – Acting Bangsamoro Chief Minister Abdulraof Macacua inked a partnership agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN) on Monday, September 3, for the implementation of three new agricultural development projects for Mindanao. Present during the agreement signing were Jose Luis Fernandez, FAO representative; Keise Usman,…

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BARMM approves ₱306M pineapple investment project in Lanao del Sur

Cotabato City (September 23, 2019) – The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s Regional Board of Investments (RBOI-BARMM) has recently approved the registration of Wao Development Corporation (WDC) to establish a ₱306 million worth of pineapple packing plant to be located at the municipality of Wao in Lanao del Sur province. Under a new management…

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BARMM issues haze warning

Cotabato City (September 20, 2019) —The Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources and Energy (MENRE-BARMM) issued Friday, September 20, a transboundary haze alert for areas in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. The warning is in relation to reports of haze spawned from forest fires in Indonesia, which currently affects the neighboring countries of Malaysia,…

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