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MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION

on the

Central Cebu River Basins Management Council


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KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:


This AGREEMENT made and entered into by and among:
The PROVINCE OF CEBU, with office address at the Cebu Provincial Capitol,
Osmea Blvd., Capitol Site, Cebu City, represented by the HONORABLE
GOVERNOR GWENDOLYN F. GARCIA, hereinafter referred to as the Provincial
Government;
The CITY OF CEBU, with office address at Cebu City Hall, J.P. Rizal Street, Cebu
City, represented by the HONORABLE MAYOR L. MICHAEL RAMA, hereinafter
referred to as Cebu City;
The CITY OF MANDAUE, with office address in Mandaue City Hall, Barangay
Poblacion, Mandaue City, represented by HONORABLE MAYOR JONAS C.
CORTES, hereinafter referred to as Mandaue City;
The CITY OF TALISAY, with office address in the New City Hall, Talisay City, Cebu
represented by HONORABLE MAYOR SOCRATES C. FERNANDEZ, hereinafter
referred to as Talisay City;
The CITY OF TOLEDO, with office address in Toledo City Hall, Toledo City, Cebu
represented by HONORABLE MAYOR AURELIO P. ESPINOSA, hereinafter referred to
as Toledo City;
The CITY OF DANAO, with office address in Danao City Hall, Danao City, Cebu
represented by HONORABLE MAYOR RAMON D. DURANO JR.,hereinafter referred to
as Danao City;
The MUNICIPALITY OF ASTURIAS, with office address in theMunicipal Hall,
Municipality of Asturias, represented by HONORABLE MAYOR ALAN L. ADLAWAN,
hereinafter referred to as Asturias;
The MUNICIPALITY OF BALAMBAN, with office address in the Balamban Municipal
Hall, Municipality of Balamban, Ceburepresented by HONORABLE MAYOR ACE
STEFAN V. BINGHAY, hereinafter referred to as Balamban;
The MUNICIPALITY OF COMPOSTELA, with office address in the Compostela
Municipal Hall, Municipality of Compostela, Cebu, represented by MAYOR JOEL P.
QUIO.,hereinafter referred to as Compostela;
The MUNICIPALITY OF CONSOLACION, with office address in the Consolacion
Municipal Hall, Municipality of Consolacion, Cebu, represented by HONORABLE
MAYOR TERESA O. ALEGADO, hereinafter referred to as Consolacion;

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The MUNICIPALITY OF LILOAN, with office address in the Liloan Municipal Hall,
Municipality of Liloan, Cebu, represented by HONORABLE MAYOR VINCENT DUKE
D. FRASCO, hereinafter referred to as Liloan;
The MUNICIPALITY OF MINGLANILLA, with office address in the Minglanilla
Municipal Hall, Municipality of Minglanilla, Cebu, represented by HONORABLE
MAYOR EDUARDOMA. C.SELMA, hereinafter referred to as Minglanilla;
The NATIONAL ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, with office address at
Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City, Cebu, represented by BUENAVENTURA C. GO-SOCO,
Regional Director, hereinafter referred to as NEDA;
The DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES Region 7, with
office address at Greenplains Subdivision, Banilad, Mandaue City, Cebu,
represented by ISABELO R. MONTEJO, CESO IV, Regional Executive Director,
hereinafter referred to as DENR;
The DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, with office address at KRC Bldg. 1, Highway,
Subangdaku, Mandaue City, Cebu represented by ANGEL C. ENRIQUEZ, Regional
Executive Director, hereinafter referred to as DA;
The BUREAU OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC RESOURCES, with office address at
Arellano Boulevard, Cebu City, Cebu represented ANDRES M. BOJOS, Regional
Director, hereinafter referred to as BFAR;
The NATIONAL IRRIGATION ADMINISTRATION, with office address at Gov. M
Cuenco Ave. Banilad, Cebu City, Cebu represented by DIOSDADO A. ROSALES,
Regional Director, hereinafter referred to as NIA;
The DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND HIGHWAYS, with office address at
South Road Project, Cebu City, Cebu represented by ADOR G. CANLAS, Regional
Director, hereinafter referred to as DPWH;
The DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, with office address at Osmea Boulevard, Cebu
City, Cebu, represented by ASUNCION M. ANDEN, Regional Director, hereinafter
referred to as DOH;
The TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, with office
address at Arch. Bishop Reyes Ave., Cebu City, Cebu, represented by ROSANNA A.
URDANETA, Regional Director, hereinafter referred to as TESDA;
The DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, with office address at Room 34, Almase Bldg.,
Osmea Blvd., Cebu City, represented by ATTY. CESAR R. OLAER, JR., Regional
Director, hereinafter referred to as DOF;
The DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENSE - OFFICE OF CIVIL DEFENSE, with
office address at Camp Sergio Osmena Sr., Osmena Blvd., Cebu City, represented by
MINDA C. MORANTE., Regional Director, hereinafter referred to as OCD;
The DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, with office address at Sudlon,
Lahug, Cebu City, Cebu, represented by RENE BURT N. LLANTO, Regional
Director,hereinafter referred to as DOST;
The PHILIPPINE ATMOSPHERIC, GEOPHYSICAL, AND ASTRONOMICAL
SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, with office address at Airport Road, Lapulapu City,
Cebu, represented by DR. NATHANIEL T. SERVANDO, Administrator PAGASA,
hereinafter referred to as PAGASA;
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The DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, with office address at Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City,
Cebu, represented by CARMELITA T. DULANGAN, Regional Director, hereinafter
referred to as DepEd;
The DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY, with office address at WDC Bldg.,
Osmea Blvd., Cebu City, Cebu, represented by ASTERIA C. CABERTE, Regional
Director, hereinafter referred to as DTI;
The DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM, with office address at G/F LDM Building, LapuLapu Street, Cebu City, Cebu, represented by ROWENA LU Y. MONTECILLO,
Regional Director, hereinafter referred to as DOT;
The COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION, with office address at Sudlon, Lahug,
Cebu City, represented by DR. AMELIA A. BIGLETE, Regional Director hereinafter
referred to as CHED;
The CEBU METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT, with office address at Cor. Lapulapu
and Magallanes Sts. Cebu City, Cebu, represented by ENGR. ARMANDO H.
PAREDES, hereinafter referred as MCWD;
The CEBU UNITING FOR SUSTAINABLE WATER, with office address at 308 A
Osmea Blvd., Cebu City, Cebu, represented by ROBERTO M. YBAEZ, hereinafter
referred to as CUSWFI;
The CEBU CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY, with office address at 3rd
Floor CCCI Center Cor. Commerce and Industry St., North Reclamation Area,
Cebu City, Cebu, represented by PRUDENCIO J. GESTA, President, hereinafter
referred to as CCCI;
The SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION FOUNDATION INC., with office address at
1696 G. Ma. Christina Ext., Kamputhaw, Cebu City, represented by WILLIAM G.
GRANERT, Executive Director, hereinafter referred to as SWCF;
The MAG-UUGMAD FOUNDATION INC., with office address at F. Ramos St. Cebu
City, Cebu, represented by LEONARDO A. MONEVA, Regional Director, hereinafter
referred to as MFI;
The CEBU BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION FOUNDATION, with office address at
Lahug, Cebu City, Cebu, represented by RENATO A. DE RUEDA, President of the
Board, hereinafter referred as CBCF;
The RAMON ABOITIZ FOUNDATION, INC., with office address at 35 Lopez Jaena St.
Cebu City, Cebu, represented by DOMINICA B. CHUA, Chief Operations Officer,
hereinafter referred to as RAFI;
The PHILIPPINE BUSINESS FOR SOCIAL PROGRESS, with office address at 4th
Floor PLDT Bldg., Juan Luna Avenue, Mabolo, Cebu City, represented by
DR.RAFAEL C. LOPA, hereinafter referred to as PBSP;
The ENVIRONMENTAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE CENTER, with office address at
Redemptorist Seminary Compound, Elizabeth Pond, Cebu City, Cebu, represented
by JOCELYN D. CACERES, hereinafter referred to as ELAC;
The STO. NIO DE CEBU AUGUSTINIAN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
with office address at Magallanes St. and Osmea Blvd., represented by REV. FATHER
TITO D. SOQUIO, CHAIRMAN, herein after referred to as SNAF;

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And represented by the various units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in the
Visayas namely:
The VISAYAS CENTRAL COMMAND, with office address at Camp Lapulapu, Cebu
City, represented by BRIGADIER GENERAL LYSANDER SUERTE AFP (GTF7),
CENTRAL COMMAND, hereinafter referred to as CENTCOM;
The530TH AIRBASE WING, with office address at Brigadier General Benito Ebuen Air
Base, Lapu-lapu City, Cebu, represented by COL RAYMUNDO D.V. ELEFANTE, PAF
(GSC), hereinafter referred as PAF;
The NAVAL FORCES CENTRAL, with office address at Naval Base Rafael Ramos,
Canjulao, Lapulapu City, Cebu, COMMODORE REYNALDO L. YOMA, AFP
hereinafter referred as NAVFORCEN;
The PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE-POLICE REGION OFFICE 7, with office address
at Camp Sergio Osmea Sr., Osmea Blvd., Cebu City, Cebu, represented by PCSUPT
MARCELO POYAOAN GARBO JR, hereinafter referred as PNP-PRO 7;
The Academe as represented by theCebu City Rivers Management Council - Cebu
Academe Network (CCRMC-CAN) with their University/College School Heads namely
the following:
The UNIVERSITY OF SAN CARLOS, with office address at P. Del Rosario St., Cebu
City, Cebu, represented by REV. FR. DIONISIO MARCELO MIRANDA, SVD,
President, hereinafter referred to as USC;
The UNIVERSITY OF SAN JOSE-RECOLETOS, with office address at Magallanes St.,
Cebu City, Cebu, represented by REV. FR. ENRICO PETER A. SILAB, OAR,
President, hereinafter referred to as USJ-R;
The UNIVERSITY OF CEBU, with office address at Sanciangko St., Cebu City, Cebu,
represented by CANDICE GO GOTIANUY, Chancellor, hereinafter referred to as UC;
The UNIVERSITY OF THE VISAYAS, with office address at Cor. Jackosalem and
Colon Sts., Cebu City, Cebu, represented by EDUARDO R. GULLAS, President,
hereinafter referred to as UV;

WITNESSETH

WHEREAS, Article II, Section 16 of the 1987 Constitution provides for the protection and
advancement of the right of the Filipino people, to a healthful and balanced ecology;
WHEREAS, the DENR, by virtue of Executive Order No. 192 series of 1987 is the
primary
government agency responsible for the sustainable management and
development of the countrys environment and natural resources;
WHEREAS, the LGU, pursuant to Department Administrative Order No. 92-30, series of
1992, recognized the need to rehabilitate develop, manage, and protect the resources
found within the Central Cebu River Basin through collaborative management
;
WHEREAS,the LGUs share with the National Government the responsibility in the
management and maintenance of ecological balance within their territorial jurisdiction
subject to the condition as provided under the Local Government Code;
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WHEREAS, the government has adopted integrated watershed management as a


national strategy for sustainable development per DENR MC 2008-05, Series 2008;
WHEREAS, the government recognizes the vital role of various stakeholders in the
protection, rehabilitation, development, management, and utilization of the natural
resources within the Central Cebu river basins;
WHEREAS, water and other natural resources within Central Cebu is recognized as vital
resources that needs to be properly managed to support the social and economic
development of Cebu;
WHEREAS, the people of Cebu recognize the urgency to satisfy the various accessibility
and water quality that influence the Cebuanos health, social welfare, and economic
progress;
WHEREAS, potential water for domestic, industrial and agricultural use is fast becoming
scarce with evident increase in salinity in the highly populated urban aquifers in the
lowland areas;
WHEREAS, the present state of Central Cebus river-basins, particularly those in Central
Cebu calls for immediate rehabilitation protection and conservation to improve the water
yield capacities of its aquifers and rivers to ensure sustainable water supply for
domestic, agricultural and industrial use;
WHEREAS, the National Water Resources Board (NWRB) is charged under Presidential
Decree No. 1067, otherwise known as the Water Code of the Philippines with the
functions of regulating the utilization, exploitation, development, control, conservation
and protection of water resources;
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 123 transfers NWRB to DENR upon the approval of
the President of the newly revised organization and manpower structure of the NWRB
Secretariat, for purposes of administrative control and supervision;
WHEREAS, the Office of the President issued a directive creating the Inter-Agency Task
Force on Cebu Water Resource Management to provide the opportunity to partnership
and collaboration among concerned sectors of society for an Integrated approach in
water resource management to be facilitated by the DENR Region 7.
WHEREAS, the Inter-Agency Task Force on Cebu Water Resources Management finds
the need to form the Central Cebu River BasinsManagement Council to sustain and
ensure the coordinated development and management of water, land, forest and other
related river basin resources:;
WHEREAS, the process of and Integrated Water Resources Management promotes the
coordinated development and management of water, land and related resources in order
to maximize the resultant economic and social progress in an equitable manner without
compromising the sustainability of vital ecosystems;
WHEREAS, an important factor to sustain Cebus economic development is the effective
and efficient management of the river-systems, water distribution system, and equitable
user of water as a resource;
WHEREAS, the government agencies concerned with water resources recognize the
need to share responsibilities with the LGUs and Civil Society in the protection,
management and development of the river basin resources of the province in conformity
with existing laws and policies and in adherence to the principle of subsidiarity;
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WHEREAS, the purpose and objective of the Central Cebu River Basins Management
Council is to address the urgent and critical water problem and attendant issues of land
use of the Islands of Cebu by effectively and efficiently integrating the development and
management of land, water resources, water supply and sanitation.
WHEREAS, the Body needs to create an Executive Committee responsible for the
coordinating function to be composed by the Archbishop of Cebu as chairperson
together with the Regional Executive Director of the Department of Environment and
Natural Resources;the Governor of the Province of Cebu, the the Mayor of Cebu City,
the Regional Director of the National Economic Development Authority, the Regional
Director of the Department of Interior and Local Government, the Regional Director of
the Department of Public Works and Highways, the General Manager of the Metro Cebu
Water District, the President of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the
Executive Director of the Cebu Uniting for Sustainable Water Foundation, and a
representative of the academe, as members.
NOW THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the foregoing premises, the Parties
herein commit to bind themselves and agree as follows:

1.

FORMATION OF THE COUNCIL

The Central Cebu River Basins Management Council (CCRBMC) herein referred
to as the Council is hereby established to function basically as a coordinative,
advisory and management bodyfor the Central Cebu River Basins.
The Council shall respect the mandates and authorities of the respective
government entities, inherent in their creation.
The Council hereby adheres to the Integrated Watershed and Ecosystems
Resource Management (IWERM) as an overarching strategy to environment and
natural resources management.
The Council adopts to the Integrated River Basin Management, Integrated
Watershed and Ecosystems Management (IWERM) and Integrated Water
Resource Management (IWRM) as approaches to development
The signatory parties to this Memorandum of Cooperation hereby constitutes the
general membership of the Council.
An Executive Committee is likewise established with the Archdiocese of Cebu as
represented by H.E. Most Reverend Archbishop Jose S. Palma, D.D. as
Chairperson together with the Department of Environment and Natural
Resources Region-7 (DENR7) as represented by its Regional Executive Director
Maximo O. Dichoso, the HonorableGovernor of Cebu, Cebu Province; the
HonorableMayor of Cebu City; the Regional Director of the Department of Interior
and Local Government (DILG), the Regional Director of the National Economic
Development Authority (NEDA), the Regional Director of the Department of
Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the General Manager of the Metro Cebu
Water District (MCWD), the President of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and
Industry (CCCI), the Executive Director of the Cebu Uniting for Sustainable
Water Foundation (CUSWF), and a representative of the Academe, as members
of the Executive Committee.

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The Executive Committee, upon the concurrence of the majority of the general
membership assembled, may create or dissolve committees, pass resolutions,
issue advisories, and call on members for coordination.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PARTIES


A. The DENR-7 shall:

1.

Provide technical assistance to stakeholder LGUs in the formulation of


local policy and plan on sustainable ENR management/development as
well as in the implementation of ENR laws, rules, and regulations that are
within their mandate.

2.

Capacitate stakeholder LGUs in the implementation of sustainable ENR


management interventions within CCRB.

3.

Enforce and monitor the implementation of all Environment and Natural


Resources (ENR) laws, rules and regulations.

4.

Conduct research, development, and extension (RDE) activities related to


RB management including geo-hazard assessment and vulnerability
assessment (VA) in coordination with other research institutions and
disseminate information to all stakeholders.

5.

Implement and/or promote climate change adaptation and mitigation


measures.

6.

Develop advocacy on ENR laws, rules and regulations through effective


and efficient IEC.

7.

Manage development projects within CCPL and forestland areas within


the CCRB through the PAMB including ground delineation and zoning of
the PAs, implementation of the Integrated Protected Area Fund (IPAF),
and issuance of appropriate tenure instruments.

8.

Sustain and implement Gender and Development (GAD) programs.

9.

Allocate funds for DENR projects within CCRB operations.

10.

Manage database of CCRB and serve as the lead agency on linkage and
networking with various stakeholders on CCRB management and
administration.

11.

Primarily responsible for the management, conservation, and


development of forest lands and watersheds; and maintaining water
quality.

B. THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF CEBU shall:


1.
2.

3.

Provide technical, financial and legislative support to the cities and


municipalities;
Integrate Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)/Climate Change Adaptation
and Mitigation (CCAM) into the Provincial Development Programs and
Framework Plan (PDPFP);
Establish a common final disposal facility for LGU clusters.
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4.

Provide assistance in the resource mobilization for CCRBMC activities


and operations.

C. THE CITIES OF CEBU, MANDAUE, TALISAY, DANAO, AND


TOLEDO AND THE MUNICIPALITIES OF MINGLANILLA, BALAMBAN,
LILOAN, COMPOSTELA, ASTURIAS, AND CONSOLACION shall:
1.

Appropriate funds for the CCRB programs/projects/ activities at the local


level.

2.

Formulate and enact appropriate local ordinance on ENR management


and sustainable development in the CCRB area.

3.

Implement/enforce local Sanitation Code, R.A. 9003, Water Quality Act,


and other laws, rules, and regulations related to ENR protection and
conservation in the locality.

4.

Monitor developers and investors compliance to R.A. 9003, Water


Quality Act, ECC, and other ENR laws, rules and regulations.

5.

Establish and operationalize a sanitary Landfill, material recovery facility,


and septage treatment facility.

6.

Formulate/develop and implement local environmental sustainability


framework plan, LDRRMC plan, and FLUP, among others.

7.

Institutionalize local offices such as Disaster Risk Reduction


Management Council (DRRMC), River Basin Organizations (RBOs),
Barangay Solid Waste Management Committee (BSWMC), and
Municipal Solid Waste Management Board (MSWMB).

8.

Organize, capacitate, and mobilize local Peoples Organizations (POs)


and/or community stakeholders for the conservation, protection, and
sustainable development of ENR in the locality.

9.

Conduct livelihood training programs and implement livelihood projects


which are environmentally sustainable, gender-based, and need-based.

10.

Support to green business industry of the business sector through


ordinances/environmental code.

11.

Contribute to knowledge base generation and management.

12.

Implement public dissemination program re: DRR as well as massive


IEC campaign programs on ENR in coordination with partner
institutions/organizations.

13.

Implement sustainable reforestation projects in partnership with various


stakeholders.

14.

Implement soil and water conservation measures such as gabion dams


construction, contour farming, protection, rehabilitation of easement
zones/riparian zones, and rainwater harvesting, among others.
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15.

Implement community-based forestry projects and manage communal


forest with an area not exceeding fifty (50) sq.kms.and enforce forestry
laws, etc.

D. The Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) shall:


1.

Provide potable water supply and sewerage system.

2.

Provide financial, logistical, technical support to CCRBMC


operations.

3.

Issue periodic advisories regarding water quality and supply and demand
by service area especially during abnormal situations.

4.

Provide and facilitate assistance to the regulatory functions of NWRB.

E. The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) shall:

1.

Provide support in the Information Communication and Education (ICE)


campaigns on ENR management.

2.

Organize and mobilize Agrarian Reform Communities (ARCs) within the


River Basins areas.

3.

Capacitate/provide technical assistance to ARCs in the development plan


preparation and in the integration of environmental best practices in
agriculture interventions.

4.

Access resources and prepare proposals for funding.

F. The Department of Agriculture (DA) shall:


1.

Ensure food security.

2.

Promotion of organic farming programs.

3.

Provide technical assistance for agriculture in the communities.

4.

To concretize and localize the National Convergence Initiative (NCI) in


the Central Cebu River Basins.

G. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) shall:


1.

Ensure fish production

2.

Provide technical assistance on aquaculture.

3.

Provide extension services.

H. The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) shall:


1.

Provide financial support to the Central Cebu River Basins projects.

2.

Provide technical assistance on irrigation projects.


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I.

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) shall:

1.

Contribute to CCRBMC database management.

2.

Provide technical assistance in policy formulation, planning, and feasibility


study preparation.

3.

Source funds/mobilize resource.

4.

Provide assistance/support to DENR in the presentation of CCRBMC to


RDC-7.

J. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) shall:

1.

Provide technical support re: R.A. 9003 implementation.

2.

Implement rainwater collection programs.

3.

Mainstream gender sensitivity strategies in every agency program;

4.

Conduct public consultations.

5.

Conduct repair of damaged infrastructure.

6.

To facilitate the repair and rehabilitation of damage due to floods. control


retaining structures such as spur dikes, revetment etc.

J. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) shall:

1.

Ensure the organization of solid waste management councils in each


LGU;

2.

Conduct capability building trainings;

3.

Provide expertise on IEC (policies/directives/Memo circulars).

4.

Ensure the organization of Local Disaster risk Reduction Management


Councils at LGU level.

5.

Conduct capacity building on management/disposal of wastes at the


agency level.

6.

Conduct community empowerment and mobilization.

7.

Implement community-based forestry projects and manage communal


forest with an area not exceeding fifty (50) sq km, and enforce forestry
laws, etc.

K. The Department of Health (DOH) shall:

1.

Provides information, education and communication activities for public


health.

2.

Provides technical assistance for water quality and assessments.

3.

Enforces the sanitation code in the Central Cebu River Basins.


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L. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) shall:


1.

Conduct research and development initiatives and technology transfers.

2.

Promote, assist and, where appropriate, undertake scientific and


technological research and development in areas identified as vital to the
country's development.

3.

Develop and implement programs for strengthening scientific and


technological capabilities through manpower training, infrastructure and
institution-building.

4.

Provide technical assistance in the development and maintenance of


an information system and databank on science and technology for the
Central Cebu River Basins.

5.

Undertake design and engineering works to complement research and


development functions.

6.

Promote, assist and, where appropriate, undertake the transfer of the


results of scientific and technological research and development to their
end-users.

M. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services


Administration (PAGASA) shall:

1.

Provides weather and climatic advisories for the CCRBs.

2.

Install monitoring stations within the Central Cebu River Basins.

O. The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) shall:

1.

Provides funds to conducts research and development initiatives for


environment.

2.

Blend or integrate environmental education into the extension activities.

3.

Provides support in identified environmental activities such as tree


planting.

P. The Department of Education (DepEd) shall:


1.

Blend or integrate environmental education into the Philippine


Standards of Learning Competencies or the Curriculum.

Q. The Department of Finance (DOF) shall:

1.

Provides assistance on fund sourcing for CCRB operations.

R. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) shall:

1.

Provides technical assistance for livelihood /entrepreneurial programs


and product development.
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2.

Provides micro-financing programs for the communities.

3.

Promotes green economy.

S. The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority(TESDA)


shall:

1.

Provide support in the capability-building programs by providing globally


competitive skills training to communities and LGU technicians.

2.

Develop and integrate SWM and related programs in the skills training
curriculum.

3.

Adopt/integrate environmental best practices (i.e., rainwater catchment


and SWM) at TESDA office and training centers.

4.

Participate in ICE/advocacy programs, projects, and activities for river


management programs & projects.

5.

Participate in consultative bodies per invitation.

T. The Department of Tourism (DOT) shall:

1.

Develop and promote eco-tourism programs in the Central Cebu River


Basins.

2.

Shall be responsible to encourage, promote, and develop sustainable


tourism and eco-tourism as a major socio-economic activity to generate
foreign currency and employment and to spread the benefits of
sustainable tourism and eco-tourism within the Central Cebu River
Basins.

3.

To facilitate and provide technical assistance in the accreditation of


tourism enterprises and individuals.

U. The Department of National Defense/Armed Forces of the Philippines


(DND/AFP/PNP) shall:

1.

Provide support in terms of human resources and logistics.

2.

Provide assistance in human development programs of LGUs.

3.

Provide assistance in information dissemination especially in remote


areas.

4.

Secure and protect the people, vital installations, water resources


infrastructures, and government properties.

5.

Create an environment conducive to economic development.

6.

Provide assistance to partner stakeholders upon request.


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V. The BUSINESS SECTOR/SERVICE PROVIDERS shall:


1.
2.
3.

4.
5.
6.
7.

Collaborate with various stakeholders and/or participate in sustainable


ENR management programs of the government.
Develop advocacy among business sector and support massive IEC
campaigns on sustainable ENR.
Actively participate in or support government programs on socioeconomic development of upland communities and in the sustainable
development of the ENR within CCRB.
Implement environmental sustainability plan.
Monitor member businesses as to compliance to ENR laws, rules, and
regulations.
Help in the identification of families living within river areas.
Provide financial support to the CCRBMC programs.

W. The ACADEME shall:


1.

Develop advocacy and IEC campaign programs on sustainable ENR


development, protection and conservation measures including SWM,
SWC, IWRM, as well as DRRM.

2.

Produce IEC materials (using all media types: internet, radio, print, etc.)
in cooperation with the LGUs & Civil Society groups.

3.

Conduct RD&E on ENR management technologies and socio-economic


profiling in partnership with other stakeholders such as the DENR, LGUs,
etc..

4.

Develop models/design, contribute to knowledge base for the CCRB


management, and provide technical assistance to LGUs and CCRBMC
in the implementation of ENR management measures.

5.

Initiate or provide technical assistance in capability-building programs


(trainings and seminars).

6.

Develop and integrate community development and environmental


concepts in the curriculum.

X. The RELIGIOUS GROUPS shall:

1.

Formulate parish-based Solid Waste Management Plan and initiate


partnership with LGU in implementation.

2.

Organize chapel-based groups as alternative mechanism in SWM


implementation.

3.

Conduct faith-based environmental IEC campaigns/ecological


evangelization/spiritual-based value formation programs.

4.

Participate in multi-sectoral DRRCs and local River Basin Organizations


(RBOs).
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Y.

The CIVIL SOCIETY GROUP/NON-GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS


(NGOs) shall:

1.

Provide technical assistance/advisory on CCRB planning, monitoring,


and evaluation, and provide paralegal services to partner stakeholders
on ENR concerns.

2.

Conduct RD&E on ENR management technologies in partnership with


other stakeholders, develop models/designs, and contribute to
knowledge base for the CCRB management.

3.

Implement upland community development projects in partnership with


other stakeholders and integrate ENR sustainable management
interventions in these projects.

4.

Provide assistance in capability-building initiatives of partner


stakeholders re: CCRB management.

5.

Provide assistance in massive IEC campaigns and/or develop advocacy


re: CCRB management in terms of sustainable ENR practices.

6.

Provide technical assistance on community organization, mobilization,


and capital build-up.

7.

Participate in multi-sectoral DRRCs.

8.

Collaborate with various stakeholders and/or participate in sustainable


ENR management programs of the government.

9.

Develop advocacy among business sector and support massive IEC


campaigns on sustainable ENR.

10.

Actively participate in or support government programs on socioeconomic development of upland communities and in the sustainable
development of the ENR within CCRB.

11.

Help in the identification of families living within river areas.

12.

Implement environmental sustainability plan.

13.

Monitor member businesses as to compliance to ENR laws, rules, and


regulations.

14.

Provide assistance in the resource mobilization for CCRBMC activities


and operations.

NOW THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the premises, the Council hereby agrees
to perform the following, to wit:

1.

Harmonize the activities of all local government units and government


agencies respective of their mandates as well as the efforts of civil society
groups to undertake Integrated River Basin Management and Integrated
Water Resource Management;

2.

Undertake the collection process and dissemination of data including


maps on land and water resources as quantitative inputs to decision
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support systems that the body may utilize for decision-making on water
resources and river basins programs and projects;

3.

Promote broader multi stakeholder participation and involvement in water


resources and river basins through proper mechanism to improve
governance;

4.

Initiate the review of water resource and river basin management policies
and recommend appropriate amendments for consideration and possible
adoption by the concerned agencies and appropriate bodies; and

5.

Create committees/sub-Committees and /or technical working groups as


may be necessary to discharge its functions effectively.

OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS


This agreement may be revoked in whole or in part for the purpose or reason of noncompliance and/or violation of the terms and conditions mutually agreed upon by the
parties.
This agreement is subject to periodic review and the provisions hereof shall only
terminated within the effectivity period by mutual consent of all parties concerned.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto affixed our signatures this ______ day of
_______, 2013 in Cebu City.

____________________________________
H.E MOST REVEREND JOSE S. PALMA
ARCHDIOCESE OF CEBU

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____________________________________
ISABELO R. MONTEJO D.M. CESO IV
Regional Executive Director
DENR-7

____________________________________
HON. MICHAEL L. RAMA
Mayor, City of Cebu

____________________________________
ENGR. ARMANDO H. PAREDES
General Manager, MCWD

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____________________________________
BUENAVENTURA C. GO-SOCO
Regional Director, NEDA7

____________________________________
DR. AMELIA A. BIGLETE
Regional Director, CHED7

____________________________________
CARMELITA T. DULANGON
Regional Director, DepEd-7

____________________________________
ROBERTO M. YBAEZ
President of the Board, CUSWFI

____________________________________
ADOR G. CANLAS
Regional Director, DPWH7

____________________________________
PRUDENCIO J. GESTA
President, CCCI

____________________________________
ANANIAS M. VILLACORTA
Regional Director, DILG-7

Page 17 of 26 ____________________________________
____________________________________
HON. SOCRATES C. FERNANDEZ
HON. JONAS C. CORTES
Mayor, City of Talisay
Mayor, City of Mandaue, Cebu

____________________________________
HON. AURELIO P. ESPINOSA

____________________________________
HON. RAMON D. DURANO, JR.

Mayor, City of Toledo, Cebu

Mayor, City of Danao, Cebu

____________________________________
____________________________________
HON. ACE STEFAN V. BINGHAY
HON. VINCENT DUKE D. FRASCO
Mayor, Municipality of Liloan, Cebu

Mayor, Municipality of Balamban, Cebu

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____________________________________
____________________________________
HON. JOEL T. QUIO
. ALAN L. ADLAWAN
Mayor, Municipality of Asturias, Cebu

Mayor, Municipality of Compostela, Cebu

____________________________________
____________________________________
HON. EDUARDO C. SELMA
HON. TERESA P. ALEGADO
Mayor, Municipality of Consolacion, Cebu

Mayor, Municipality of Minglanilla, Cebu

____________________________________
ANGEL C. ENRIQUEZ, CESO IV
OIC, Regional Executive Director, DA7

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____________________________________
RODOLFO T. INSON
Regional Director, DAR7

____________________________________
ROWENA LU Y. MONTECILLO
Regional Director, DOT7

____________________________________
ENGR. RENE BURT N. LLANTO
Regional Director, DOST7

____________________________________
ATTY. CESAR OLAER, JR.
OIC, Dept. of Finance

____________________________________
ASTERIA C. CABERTE
Regional Director, DTI7

____________________________________
DR. NATHANIEL T. SERVANDO
Administrator, PAGASA7

__________________________________
____________________________________
DOMINICA B. CHUA
ROSANA A. URDANETA
Chief Operations Officer, RAFI Page 20 of 26
Regional Director, TESDA7

____________________________________
ANDRES M. BOJOS
Regional Director, BFAR7

____________________________________
ENGR. DIOSDADO A. ROSALES
Division Manager, NIA7

____________________________________
PC SUPT MARCELO P. GARBO JR.
Regional Police Director, PNP-PRO 7

__________________________________________
BRIGADIER GENERAL LYSANDER
SUERTE,
GTF7
Central Command

____________________________________
____________________________________
COMMODORE REYNALDO L. YOMA,
COL.RAYMUNDO
D.V. ELEFANTE, PAF
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AFP
(GSC)
Commander, Naval Force Central
Commander, 530TH Airbase Wing

____________________________________
MINDA C. MORANTE
Regional Director, OCD7

____________________________________
REV. FR. DIONISIO MARCELO MIRANDA,
SVD
University President, USC

____________________________________
RENATO A. DE RUEDA
Executive Director, CBCFI

____________________________________
REV. FR. ENRICO PETER A. SILAB, OAR
University President, USJR

____________________________________
____________________________________
CANDICE GO GOTIANUY
EDUARDO R. GULLAS
Chancellor, UC
University President, UV
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____________________________________
DR. RAFAEL C. LOPA
Executive Director, PBSP

____________________________________
WILLIAM G. GRANERT
Executive Director, SWCFI

____________________________________
LEONARDO A. MONEVA
President of the Board, MFI

____________________________________
JOCELYN D. CASERES
Officer In-Charge, ELAC

____________________________________
DIR. HARDINADO PATNUGOT, JR.
Executive Director, RBCO

____________________________________
TITO A. SOQUIO
Executive Director, SNAF

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES)
CEBU CITY
) S.S.
BEFORE ME, this ________ day of ____________, 2013 in the City of Cebu,
Philippines, the following persons have personally appeared before me:
No.

Name
H.E. Most Reverend Jose S.
1.

CTC No.

Issued At

Issued On

00063406

Cebu City

January 19, 2012

Isabelo R. Montejo
2

20420127

Cebu City

March 15, 2012

3.
Gwendolyn F. Garcia

01066033

Dumanjug, Cebu

January 05, 2012

37497688

Cebu City

January 09, 2012

01420600

Compostela Cebu

January 06, 2012

Buenaventura C. Go-Soco
6

07850154

Candajug, Palo
Leyte

January 05, 2012

Roberto M. Ybaez
7.

03627473

Cebu City

January 23, 2012

Engr. Armando H. Paredes

37493676

Cebu City

January 06, 2012

Prudencio J. Gesta

00108914

Cebu City

January 30, 2012

1Palma, D.D.

2.

4.

Michael L. Rama
4

5.

Ananias M. Villacorta
5

6.

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Ador G. Canlas

41162957

City of San Fernando,


January 10, 2012
Pampanga

Carmelita T. Dulangan

09728670

Lapu-lapu City

January 16, 2012

Dr. Amelia A. Biglete

2017131393

Cebu City

April 30, 2012

Jonas C. Cortes

12832463

Mandaue City

January 25, 2012

Aurelio P. Espinosa

10265221

Toledo City

January 03, 2012

Socrates C. Fernandez

05628353

Talisay City

January 05, 2012

Ramon D. Durano, Jr.

28716430

Danao City

February 27, 2012

Vincent Duke D. Frasco

01387364

Liloan, Cebu

January 04, 2012

Teresa O. Alegado

00864711

Consolacion, Cebu

January 15, 2012

Joel P. Quio

01420811

Compostela, Cebu

January 2012

Alan L. Adlawan

01007609

Asturias, Cebu

January 02, 2012

Ace Stefan V. Binghay

01351289

Balamban, Cebu

January 05, 2012

Angel C. Enriquez

20156632

Cebu City

April 16, 2012

Rodolfo T. Inson

00071015

Cebu City

January 19, 2012

Asuncion M. Anden

05570138

San Juan City,


Manila

January 11, 2012

Rowena Lu Y. Montecillo

00042933

Cebu City

February 6, 2012

Asteria C. Caberte

24232533

Sevilla Bohol

January 31, 2012

Rene Burt N. Llanto

00097101

Cebu City

January 27, 2012

Rosanna A. Urdaneta

00087422

Cebu City

January 25, 2012

Andres M. Bojos

37491561

Cebu City

January 06, 2012

Engr. Diosdado A. Rosales

12853818

Mandaue City

February 13, 201

PCSUPT Marcel P. Garbo Jr.

PP#EB073815

Cebu City

April 16, 2012

Dr. Nathaniel T. Servando

18888621

San Jose del Monte


January 11, 2012
City, Bulacan

Minda C. Morante

00087269

Cebu City

January 20, 2012

Dr. Rafael C. Lopa

XX2588535

Manila

May 26, 2008

Eduardo C. Selma

Atty. Cesar Olaer, Jr.

Lysander Suerte
Raymundo D.V. Elefante
Reynaldo L. Yoma

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Leonardo A. Moneva

20093143

Cebu City

March 01, 2012

Dominica B. Chua

20032194

Cebu City

February 09, 2012

William G. Granert

00029026

Cebu City

January 04, 2012

Renato A. De Rueda

EB5399848

DFA Cebu

May 16, 2012

Jocelyn D. Caseres

20197785

Cebu City

May 27, 2012

Rev. Fr. Enrico Peter A. Silab,


OAR

00049577

Cebu City

January 12, 2012

Rev. Fr. Dionisio Marcelo


Miranda, SVD

37486816

Cebu City

January 04, 2012

Candice Gotianuy

00034545

Cebu City

July 13, 2012

Atty. Eduardo R. Gullas

05630501

Talisay City

January 09, 2012

Hardinado Patnugot, Jr.

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