VISION, MISSION AND THRUSTS & PRIORITIES

LEGAL BASIS

Executive Order No. 192 dated June 10, 1987 – “Providing for the Reorganization of the Department of Environment, Energy and Natural Resources, Renaming it as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and for other Purposes”.

MANDATE

Executive Order No. 192 mandates the DENR to be the primary government agency responsible for the conservation, management, development, and proper use of the country’s environment and natural resources, specifically forest and grazing lands, mineral resources, including those in reservation and watershed areas, and lands of the public domain, as well as the licensing and regulation of all natural resources as may be provided for by law in order to ensure equitable sharing of the benefits derived therefrom for the welfare of the present and future generations of Filipinos.

To accomplish this mandate, the Department shall be guided by the following objectives: 

  1. Assure the availability and sustainability of the country's natural resources through judicious use and systematic restoration or replacement, whenever possible
  2. Increase the productivity of natural resources in order to meet the demands for forest, mineral, and land resources of a growing population;
  3. Enhance the contribution of natural resources for achieving national economic and social development;
  4. Promote equitable access to natural resources by the different sectors of the population; and
  5. Conserve specific terrestrial and marine areas representative of the Philippine natural and cultural heritage for present and future generations.
VISION

"A nation enjoying and sustaining its natural resources and clean and healthy environment." 

MISSION

To mobilize our citizenry in protecting, conserving and managing the environment and natural resources for the present and future generations. 

CORE FUNCTIONS

DENR is tasked to formulate and implement policies, guidelines, rules and regulations relating to environmental management and pollution prevention and control.

Formulate implement and supervise the government's policies, plans and programs pertaining to the management, conservation, development, use and replenishment of the country's natural resources and ecological diversity; and

Promulgate and implement rules and regulations governing the exploration, development, extraction, disposition, and use of the forests, lands, minerals, wildlife, and other natural resources. 

THRUSTS AND PRIORITIES

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The DENR thrusts and priorities are consistent with the President’s Social Contract with the Filipino people and supportive of the following five (5) priority agenda of the President:

1) anti-corruption/transparent, accountable and participatory governance;

2) poverty reduction and empowerment of the poor and vulnerable;

3) rapid, inclusive and sustained economic growth;

4) just and lasting peace and the rule of law; and

5) integrity of the environment and climate change. 

In line with the above mentioned priority agenda, the DENR, in the performance of its mandate under a regime of good environmental governance, will continuously implement in FY 2014 the following major programs that would ably create high impact and provide for longer-term solutions to more pressing environmental issues and concerns:


DENR FY 2014 Major Programs (by Key Expenditure Program)

1. Anti-Corruption/Transparent, Accountable and Participatory Governance
    • Database Management
    • Land Records Management
    • Cadastral Survey Program
    • Land Disposition

 2. Poverty Reduction and empowerment of the poor and vulnerable

    • National Greening Program
    • Patent Issuance

3. Rapid, Inclusive and Sustained Economic Growth

    • Water Resources Management
    • Water, Coastal, and Land Surveys (EEZ)

4. Just and Lasting Peace and the Rule of Law

    • RP Extended Continental Shelf Delimitation Project
    • Mapping and Remote Sensing

5. Integrity of the Environment and Climate Change 

    • National Greening Program
    • Protected Area Management
    • Biodiversity Conservation Project
    • Coastal and Marine Resources Management
    • Clean Air, Clean water, and Solid waste Program
    • Implementation of  Operational Plan for the Manila Bay Coastal Strategy (OPMBCS) per SC Decision-G.R.171947-48
    • Geo-hazard Mapping

 
 
 
 

News

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Photo Releases

DENR 8 Regional Director Atty. Crizaldy Barcelo accepts the Chairmanship of Eastern Visayas’ Regional Ecotourism Committee (REC) for a three-year term from the Department of Tourism represented by its Officer-In-Charge, Ma. Trinidad Dacuycuy.

Scenic feature of the Cuatro Islas Protected Landscape and Seascape attract local and foreign tourists. To protect the area, the CIPLS PAMB limits its tourists to 500 per day.

Some of the retired key officials and employees of DENR pose for a picture with DENR Regional Director, Atty. Crizaldy Barcelo.

DENR 8 Regional Director Crizaldy M. Barcelo (L) presents Certificates of Recognition to partners in law enforcement for their invaluable support and contributions to environmental law enforcement operations in Eastern Visayas.

Ms. Melba Ariño (center), Land Management Officer of DENR CENRO Pambujan receives award for extending invaluable assistance to the programs of 8ID PA from DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu and Maj. Gen. Raul Farnacio, Commander, 8ID.

Tacloban City communities join this year’s #InternationalCoastalCleanUp activities. DENR Region 8, together with other government agencies and private institutions joined hands in cleaning up the coastal areas and waterways within the city.

DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu recently visited the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office of Samar in Catbalogan City. During his interface with DENR employees in Samar province, Secretary Cimatu laid his plans to help reduce poverty. Among these are increasing livelihood opportunities through the Enhanced National Greening Program (E-NGP), reinventing mining to ensure that the country’s mineral resources will benefit the people without compromising the environment, and promoting cacao commodity to augment the livelihood of NGP PO beneficiaries in Samar.

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